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:

30

Master degree programmes:

23

Languages of instruction:

German, French, partly in English

Students:

6,979

Percentage of women:

49 %

Staff:

2,482

Full-time equivalent:

1,652

As of: 31 December 2019

Students

Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering:

573

Health Professions:

1,214

School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences:

718

Bern University of the Arts:

1,170

Social Work:

732  

Engineering and Information Technology:

1,306

Business:

995

Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM:

185

Total for all departments:

6,979

Source: Company report 2019, date: 31 December 2019

Staff

  Employees FTE

Professors and lecturers:

915

580

Assistants and research associates:

819

508

Other personnel:

715

531
Apprentices 33 33

Total staff:

2,424

1'628

Source: Company report 2019, date: 31 December 2019

Students in Bachelor and master’s degree programmes

In 2019, 6’979 students were enrolled at Bern University of Applied Sciences in 30 Bachelor and 23 Master’s degree programmes. The percentage of women was 49 %.

Continuing education

2312 EMBA, MAS, DAS or CAS diplomas were awarded 2019 at Bern University of Applied Sciences in 2019.

Employees

2482 teaching staff and employees were employed at Bern University of Applied Sciences in 2019. Here you can find the figures on the employees and full-time positions. The percentage of women was 46 %.

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.