The university

The academic programme of the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) is based on practice, research and cooperation with numerous international partners. The excellence of its teaching and research, its nine schools and its four modern campuses make it one of the best universities of applied sciences in Switzerland.

Teaching language and language level

German - B2

Type of programme


Why Windisch?

The charming town of Brugg and the community of Windisch lie in the heart of the canton of Aargau, 30 km from Zurich. Here, life is good all year round.

Cost of living

Accommodation: CHF 450 – CHF 600

Day-to-day expenses: CHF 700

Total: CHF 1,150 – CHF 1,300 that is €1,060 – €1,200


Student rooms for rent on the Brugg-Windisch campus. Further information regarding studies and accommodation.