Founded in 1997, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Spread over whole Western Switzerland, strongly anchored into the regional economic tissue, it is organised in 6 faculties and 27 schools. With over 19'000 students from more than 130 nations, it shares the most beautiful cities and areas in the French-speaking region of Switzerland. Located within the lake region (Leman and Neuchâtel), the Alps and the Jura, it offers an ideal setting for studies and sportive activities as well as for relaxing and enjoying time.
Our schools are very well-equipped and at the vanguard of latest technological developments, we constitute a perfect network to promote innovation, to link between Science, Economy and Society, to prepare a new generation of creative artists, to offer practical training and to favour knowledge transfer.