Pestalozzistrasse 20, Burgdorf

BFH operates two locations in Burgdorf. Architecture, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are based at Pestalozzistrasse; Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Jlcoweg.

Opening hours

Reception and office

8 am–12:30 pm
2 pm–5 pm

8 am–12 pm
2 pm–4 pm

Location + How to find us

Getting here by public transport

The building on Pestalozzistrasse is about a 10-minute walk from the railway station. Follow the signs.

Getting here by car

A1 motorway from Bern or Zurich: Kirchberg exit, then follow signs for Burgdorf. At the roundabout, turn right at the Coop petrol station, go under the railway bridge and turn right at the next roundabout. At the roundabout at Restaurant National, turn left into the 20/30 km/h zone and drive up the hill.
The yellow parking spaces belong to the school; the white spaces belong to the city (please note: different parking meters!)


For deliveries, please announce your arrival at the reception.


In addition to instruction rooms, the location has a library, a canteen and an auditorium available for public rental. It is also a mobility location.


On offer

Three meal options daily (except during semester breaks), hot and cold beverages, baked goods and pastries as well as hot and cold snacks.

  • Meat option: CHF 9.50
  • Meatless option: CHF 6.00
  • Vegetarian option: CHF 8.50

The GFV (Gemeinnütziger Frauenverein) also organises banquets in connection with events.

Opening hours

Monday–Thursday: 7 am–6 pm
Friday: 7 am–4 pm


Monday–Friday: 6 pm–10 pm
Saturday: 7 am–1 pm

Gemeinnütziger Frauenverein

Pestalozzistrasse 18
CH-3400 Burgdorf

T +41 (0)34 422 38 20


Focus areas: Architecture, civil engineering, electrical engineering and information technology, mechanical engineering, art, the natural sciences, business and communications. Our collection is open to the public and can be borrowed, with the exception of the reference collection.