Founded in 1997, the Berner Fachhochschule (Bern University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Biel, Burgdorf, Magglingen and Zollikofen. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Berner Fachhochschule (BFH) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Berner Fachhochschule (BFH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BFH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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The following Berner Fachhochschule's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Berner Fachhochschule's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Berner Fachhochschule's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Berner Fachhochschule's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Berner Fachhochschule.
Berner Fachhochschule has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).
Berner Fachhochschule is a public higher education institution.
Berner Fachhochschule is a non-profit higher education institution.
Berner Fachhochschule does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Berner Fachhochschule's main facilities:
uniRank provides below an overview of Berner Fachhochschule's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
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Berner Fachhochschule is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Berner Fachhochschule 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Berner Fachhochschule 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Berner Fachhochschule 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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