School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Academic & Applied Research Institutions
Study and research in Wädenswil: practical, creative, passionate and reflective. Our expertise in life sciences and facility management in the areas of the environment, food and health enables us to make a vital contribution to solving social challenges and improving quality of life.
The ZHAW is one of the leading Swiss universities of applied sciences. The School of Life Sciences and Facility Management currently has enrolled 1,800 students and employs more than 600 people. The educational programme comprises seven Bachelor’s and four Master’s degree programmes as well as a broad range of further training and education courses. With our expertise in life sciences and facility management, we make an important contribution to meeting social challenges and to improving quality of life in the areas of environment, food and health. Five research-strong institutes in the fields of chemistry and biotechnology, food and beverage innovation, natural resource sciences, computational life sciences and facility management make this contribution in the form of research, development and services.