Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration

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]

University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich
HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft Part from Zurich University of Applied Sciences
TypePrivate University
Established1986 (1874) [1]
PresidentProf. Matthias Rüegg [2]
Administrative staff
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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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)". sjsu.edu.
  2. ^ "Université des sciences appliquées en administration des affaires". universitieshandbook.com.
  3. ^ "HWZ University of Applied Sciences for Business Administration Zurich". 123university.net.
  4. ^ "MBA Programs in Switzerland". universitieshandbook.com.
  5. ^ "University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ)". businessinsociety.eu.
  6. ^ "HWZ University - DBA Doctor of Business Administration". zurich.angloinfo.com.

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