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Berner Fachhochschule

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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.

University Snapshot


Berner Fachhochschule's Control Typepublic


Berner Fachhochschule's Entity Typenon-profit


Berner Fachhochschule' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Berner Fachhochschule's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) Haute École spécialisée bernoise
Name (English) Bern University of Applied Sciences
Acronym BFH
Founded 1997

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University Location

Address Hallerstrasse 10
3012 Bern
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Berner Fachhochschule Phone Number +41 (31) 848 3300
Berner Fachhochschule Fax Number +41 (31) 848 3303
Other locations Biel, Burgdorf, Magglingen and Zollikofen

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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.

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Berner Fachhochschule's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Berner Fachhochschule.

Berner Fachhochschule: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
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1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Berner Fachhochschule's admission information.

Berner Fachhochschule's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Berner Fachhochschule's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Berner Fachhochschule's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Berner Fachhochschule's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Berner Fachhochschule's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Berner Fachhochschule.

Berner Fachhochschule's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Berner Fachhochschule has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Berner Fachhochschule's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Berner Fachhochschule's Control Type Control Type

Berner Fachhochschule is a public higher education institution.

Berner Fachhochschule's Entity Type Entity Type

Berner Fachhochschule is a non-profit higher education institution.

Berner Fachhochschule's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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Berner Fachhochschule's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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Religious Affiliation

Berner Fachhochschule does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Berner Fachhochschule's main facilities:

Berner Fachhochschule's Library University Library

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Berner Fachhochschule's Housing University Housing

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Berner Fachhochschule's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Berner Fachhochschule's main services:

Berner Fachhochschule's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Berner Fachhochschule's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Berner Fachhochschule's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Berner Fachhochschule's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Berner Fachhochschule's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Berner Fachhochschule's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Berner Fachhochschule is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)
  • European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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.

  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

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.

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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