Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration

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University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich

HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft

Part from Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Type Private University
Established 1986 (1874) [1]
President Prof. Dr. Jacques Bischoff [2]
Administrative staff
Students 1800
Location Zurich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland [3]
Campus Urban
Website http://www.fh-hwz.ch
Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich Logo.svg

The University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ, German: Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich) is the oldest and biggest part-time University for economics and Business Administration in Switzerland and is a part of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.[4]


It was founded in 1986 as the part-time HWV Zurich (University for Economics and Administration) by the KV Switzerland and the Juventus Schools Foundation of Zurich.[5]


The HWZ is situated in the modern “Sihlhof” right in the heart of Zurich, 3 minutes from the main railway station.[6]


  • Member of the Universities of Applied Sciences of Zurich (ZFH)
  • Accredited by the Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET) [1]
  • Private and independent
  • Full suite of courses: bachelor, masters, doctorate and other courses
  • International academic network and partners from the business world
  • Practical work by the students and lecturers
  • Active Alumni Association with more than 2,500 members

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Coordinates: 47°22′40″N 8°31′58″E / 47.3778°N 8.5328°E / 47.3778; 8.5328