The Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (Fernfachhochschule Schweiz – FFHS) is a nationally recognised university. Since 1998, it has been offering part-time Bachelor and Master’s degrees and continuing education programmes. With more than 20 years of experience in distance learning, it is the leading e-learning university in Switzerland and is an alternative for students looking to combine work, family and study.
FFHS has four locations in Zurich, Basel, Bern and Brig. It has 150 employees and more than 500 lecturers who communicate their specialist knowledge to the round 2,900 students (status: 2021) in a practice-oriented manner. In its four research institutes, FFHS performs application-oriented research in the areas of web science, management & innovation, health and e-learning under a performance mandate from the federal government.