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University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

Check whether University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is right for you as an international student.

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Chur, Switzerland
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Study abroad at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons (FHGR), formerly known as HTW Chur, attracts students from both inside and outside Switzerland due to its welcoming atmosphere. The University prides itself on being an innovative and entrepreneurial university with around 1,700 students. Based in the Alpine city of Chur, it has been part of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO) since 2000.

Despite being a small university, FHGR is able to offer programs in architecture, civil engineering, digital science, management, multimedia production, photonics, technology and tourism. The University conducts applied research and can also offer students services across all of its disciplines to advance and develop them during their time at the University. You also have the opportunity to join in with a wide range of sports offered by the University, or there is a university choir for those who are more musical.

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Why study at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons?

  • Small class sizes

    ensures teaching can be student-oriented and personalized

  • Practical learning

    practice-oriented approach for degree programs

Life as an international student

A counseling service at FHGR provides internal and external support for any students with personal problems and questions, and the Career Center offers assistance with any questions related to professional goals and development.

There are students’ unions at the University set up by students, for purposes such as charity work, sustainability projects, sports, and parties, ensuring your time in Chur is fulfilling and exciting.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
  • Library
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 2
    • Cafe’s 2

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University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons programs

Fees and funding

An additional deposit of 3000- CHF is paid only in semester 1 (will be paid back after student finish studies)

No scholarships available


University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

Pulvermühlestrasse 57, 7000 Chur, Switzerland

Chur is not only the oldest city in Switzerland, it is also a very attractive place to study. With 35,000 residents, the capital city of the tri-lingual Canton Grisons is characterised by a mild climate and varied offers for gastronomy, culture and sport.

  • drive to Zurich
    1.5 hours

Visa requirements for University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

Many international students will require a visa to study in Switzerland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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