Facts + Figures

Here you can find the official figures for students, students enrolled in continuing education programmes and employees of Bern University of Applied Sciences as well as information on the financial figures, research and development figures and mobility figures.

Facts + Figures

Profile

Established:

1 October 1997

Governing body:

Canton of Bern

Departments:

Eight (seven cantonal departments, one affiliated university)

Bachelor degree programmes:

31

Master degree programmes:

25

Languages of instruction:

German, French, partly in English

Students:

7,499

Percentage of women:

50 %

Staff:

2,530

Full-time equivalent:

1,678

Source: Annual report 2020, date: 31 December 2020

Students

Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering:

594

Health Professions:

1,413

School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences:

775

Bern University of the Arts:

1,231

Social Work:

778  

Engineering and Information Technology:

1,367

Business:

1,139

Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM:

202

Total for all departments:

7,499

Source: Annual report 2020, date: 31 December 2020

Staff

  Employees FTE

Professors and lecturers:

902

577

Assistants and research associates:

871 530

Other personnel:

728 542
Apprentices 29 29

Total staff:

2,530 1,678

Source: Annual report 2020, date: 31 December 2020

Students in Bachelor and master’s degree programmes

In 2020, 7’499 students were enrolled at Bern University of Applied Sciences in 31 Bachelor and 25 Master’s degree programmes. The percentage of women was 50 %.

Continuing education

2132 EMBA, MAS, DAS or CAS diplomas were awarded 2020 at Bern University of Applied Sciences in 2020.

Employees

2530 employees were employed at Bern University of Applied Sciences in 2020.

Finances

Here you can find information on the gross expenditure for the service areas and the revenue. Further financial figures can be found in the annual financial statement for 2019.

Applied Research and Development

Here you can find information on project funding and project partnerships in research and development.

Mobility

Bern University of Applied Sciences maintains an extensive network of foreign partner universities, with most of which there are agreements on the mutual exchange of students and employees. Here you can find the current mobility figures for 2019.

  2019 2018
Students Incoming 155 175
Students Outgoing 206 249
Teaching Staff Incoming 81 58
Teaching Staff Outgoing 65 106
Total In/Out 507 588