Bern University of Applied Sciences or Haute école spécialisée bernoise (BUAS) - public higher education institution in Switzerland. BUAS became active in 1997. The main campus is located at the heart of the capital of Switzerland - Bern.

University ranking. Bern University of Applied Sciences is known to be a prestigious place to study in Switzerland. Bern University of Applied Sciences is quite famous as it ranks high in the top 5% of the best universities of the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. BUAS has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 2,000 USD/year. When applying for master’s programs at BUAS a student should take into account that a year of studies will cost him/her around 1,513 USD. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. Before starting to plan your education at BUAS read more information on the official website http://www.bfh.ch.

The composition of the university. Bern University of Applied Sciences is average in size with a capacity of 7 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. BUAS has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BUAS. The library is available to all of the students. There are facilities in place that allow the students to participate in sports of their liking.
Ranking   1550   11
Haute école spécialisée bernoise
Country Switzerland
City Bern
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,513 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 1,513 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 1,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 1,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Living expenses $1,118 -2,093 USD/month
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1997
Abbreviation BUAS
Students 6,999
Religion None
Gender limitation No limits
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Affiliations
• Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS)
Rankings
World ranking 1550
Country ranking 11
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1550
Cost of living in Bern
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 475 622
Food 407 745
Transportation 62 316
Communications and utilities 83 97
Clothing 35 133
Sports and leisure 55 181
Total 1,118 2,093
Accommodation in Bern USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 480
Shared room in city centre 628
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 685
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 971
Alternative title
German Berner Fachhochschule
French Haute école spécialisée bernoise
old University of Applied Sciences - Berner Fachhochschule
alt Berner Fachhochschule
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