36 months
2502 EUR/year
1476 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The degree program in Business Administration at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences trains you to a become a problem-solver in a company or organization. A degree in Business Administration qualifies you for a demanding specialist position and prepares you for taking on a management position in due course. 


What You Will Learn

In the context of internationalization and digitalization, the degree program in Business Administration at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences enables graduates to analyze, design, and manage products, processes, and projects in companies and organizations.

You will acquire expertise in the areas of marketing, finance, strategy, human capital management, and production/operations.

In addition to deepening your specialist knowledge, you can broaden your general knowledge by choosing from a large selection of elective modules in your final year of study. Topics include digitalization, internationalization, psychology, pension provision and financing, real estate, marketing, data analysis, and law.

In addition, the program focuses on methodological and personal skills. You will strengthen your problem-solving skills and your ability to develop solutions that go beyond conventional approaches. You will learn to familiarize yourself quickly with new topics and to apply applied research methods effectively.

Programme Structure

Specializations offered include:

  • Accounting, Controlling, Auditing
  • Banking and Finance
  • Behavioral Design
  • Economics and Politics
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Risk and Insurance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • With an HF diploma, admission to our degree programs is possible in the first semester, provided that you can also provide evidence of a minimum of 12 months of commercial work experience (at a 100% workload) (for our program in Business Information Technology, this may also be in computer science).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2502 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1251 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    1476 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 738 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • CHF 720
  • additional tuition fees for students who are not Swiss residents: CHF 500

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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