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ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences

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Thia university is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. In their work in research and development, the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences concentrates on important societal challenges, with a particular focus on energy and social integration.

History

Founded back in 1874 as the Technikum Winterthur, the School of Engineering is an academic and research institution with a long tradition. Ever since it was founded it has been closely involved in the development of Swiss engineering. Today, it forms one of eight departments of the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

Education

The ZHAW offers 28 Bachelor’s and 18 Master’s degree courses. You can find detailed information about our degree courses under the links below, including instructions on how to apply. It is possible to apply for some courses online.

Research

At its three locations in the canton of Zurich, the ZHAW carries out research projects which either lead directly to new developments in companies in Switzerland and globally, or which bring improvements for our society. Researchers at the ZHAW are therefore in close contact with business partners and with public institutions. Our partners gain from the specialist knowledge of our experts and have access to our excellent research infrastructure.

Career

Whether you would like an evaluation of your current situation and potential, career advice or job application coaching, our career services can help you make a smooth transition between university and the professional world.

PhD Programmes

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
3500 CHF
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Postdoctoral Scholarship
Merit-based

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Swiss Confederation
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Independent provider
Grant
1920 CHF
Deadline
Not specified
PHD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Swiss Confederation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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For a complete overview of scholarships for ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
801
2023
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1401
2023
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2022
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
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2023
1338
2022
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The business and consultancy services provided by the ZHAW are tailored to your specific needs. We offer support in solving complex issues in the context of existing knowledge, and our expertise and modern infrastructure is available to you for analyses, simulations, expert opinions, training courses, workshops, etc.

Housing services

In Winterthur, the SWOWI Foundation (Studentischer Wohnraum Winterthur, Student Accommodation in Winterthur) offers about 280 rooms for ZHAW students. WOKO (Studentische Wohngenossenschaft Zürich, Student Housing Cooperative, Zurich) manages and runs all SWOWI properties and its own student houses in Winterthur on the Bürglistrasse 21/23 with 77 units. 

Library services

The ZHAW library in Winterthur was completed in 2014 and is now the largest library at a university of applied sciences in German-speaking Switzerland. The library is housed in the former Sulzer industrial building with its ten metre high factory hall and the old crane tracks still visible.

ICT services

There are many wi-fi hotspots at the ZHAW, ensuring that you can always access the Internet. In several buildings, there are group study rooms and workstations in the hallways. If you prefer to study at home or while you are travelling, you also have access to various study aids and resources, such as VPN, Switch Drive, Switch File Sender and Eduroam.

Campus life

The campus of the School of Health Professions offers both a central location next to the historic centre just a few minutes' walk from the main train station, as well as a modern infrastructure of the buildings at the Technikumstrasse 71 in Winterthur. Students have access to workstations and WLAN hotspots throughout the campus, and the canteens offer a varied and inexpensive catering.

Sports facilities

The ZHAW Students' Association (VSZHAW) is a lobby group for supporting students. It performs political tasks and is dedicated to student life. The VSZHAW organises events for students such as the end of term parties, the “Studitreff” meeting place and campaign days. "Brainstorm Magazin" is the students' official means of communication, a magazine by students for students.The sports activities at the ZHAW are coordinated by the Academic Sports Association Zurich ASVZ. As members of ASVZ, students profit from a wide-ranging sports programme with numerous team and individual sports at the facilities in Winterthur, Zurich and Wädenswil. 

Since 2015, the SML has been proud to be accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is regarded as the leading international organization for the accreditation of business schools and certifies excellence in research and teaching.

Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland

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