As a midwife, you will be responsible for supporting and advising expectant mothers, parents and families from pregnancy to childbirth and beyond.

A Bachelor of Science in Midwifery enables you to play your part in shaping the future of obstetrics. As a midwife, you are the first point of contact for expectant parents, offering advice and support. The degree programme provides a thorough grounding in the theoretical and practical aspects of this fascinating profession. You will study full-time in Bern.

«As a midwife I have a lot of responsibility» – Christine Thierstein explains the versatility of her profession. (in German)

Begin your studies in autumn 2025.


  • Title/Degree Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Specialisations None
  • Mode of study Full-time (6 semesters)
    Additional practical module (10 months)
  • Start date Academic year 2024 | 16 September 2024
    Academic year 2025 | 15 September 2025
  • Application deadline Academic year 2024 | 15 January 2024
    Academic year 2025 | 15 January 2025
  • ECTS credits 180 ECTS-Credits
  • Teaching language German, partly English
  • Location Bern
  • School School of Health Professions
  • Next info event 11 September 2024

This degree programme is offered in German. For detailed information, go to the German page.