Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation Professional

The Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation (DFCI) continuing education program at BFH was created to address increasing education demand for skilled digital forensic and cyber investigators. All taught courses of the DFCI are also offered individually for professionals looking for specific specialized training.

Our DFCI programme

The Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation (DFCI) professional courses offer a choice of Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation modules. They are held as one-week full-time intensive courses, making it easier to attend and faster to complete. The courses are taught in English by internationally recognised experts in the field.

The programme includes courses covering

  • traditional digital forensics: storage, operating systems, applications, malware analysis, networks, cloud, social media, encryption;
  • hardware forensics: mobile devices, IoT systems, automobiles, drones, industrial control systems, medical devices, chip-off and JTAG;
  • cyber investigations: cybercrime reconstruction, attribution, intelligence, botnets, cyberfraud, digital payments and virtual currencies, data theft, data analytics.

Key Facts

  • Degree/Certificate
    Each course offers you the possibility to pass a final exam that earns you 3 ECTS, or 40 CPE credits, for subsequent CAS or MAS degrees in Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation.
  • Next Session
    One-week courses, see each course for dates
  • Application deadline
    Up to 10 days before the start of the course 
  • ECTS credits
    Can be credited towards the CAS DFCI 
  • Costs
    CHF 2’500 (per course) 
  • Teaching language
  • Location
    Biel, Aarbergstrasse 46; partly onsite – partly hybrid 
  • School
    School of Engineering and Computer Science 
Degree programme in English | BFH

Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation Professional

DFCI Courses

Information Events + Study Guidance

Study Guidance


Classes are held at Aarbergstrasse 46 in the new building of the Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne (SIPBB), which is withing easy reach of Biel/Bienne railway station.

A location with many advantages

  • Classrooms within two minutes walking distance from Biel/Bienne railway station
  • Ideal train connections from Bern’s main railway station (every 15 minutes) and from Bern Wankdorf (every 30 minutes)
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure in the new SIPBB building
  • Various catering options in the immediate vicinity
  • Innovation and networking events

And that’s not all! Biel/Bienne is…

  • an innovation hotspot,
  • a university city,
  • an industrial and service city with numerous major players in the watchmaking, mechanical engineering, precision engineering and medical technology industries and major representatives of the communications and telecommunications sectors,
  • bordered by Lake Biel and its wide range of sports and leisure facilities,
  • a city that embodies bilingualism,
  • a town with a vibrant cultural life.

Biel Aarbergstrasse 46 (Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne)

Biel, Aarbergstrasse 46

Bern University of Applied Sciences

Engineering and Computer Science
Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne
Aarbergstrasse 46
CH 2503 Biel