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Kalaidos Fachhochschule

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Established in 1997, the Kalaidos Fachhochschule (Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Zürich (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Zurich. This institution also has branch campuses in Aarau, Berne and Geneva. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Kalaidos Fachhochschule (KALAIDOS) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Kalaidos Fachhochschule (KALAIDOS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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. This 26-year-old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KALAIDOS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Control Typeprivate


Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Entity Typefor-profit


Kalaidos Fachhochschule' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) Haute École spécialisée Kalaidos
Name (English) Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences
Founded 1997
Motto Die Hochschule für Berufstätige.
The University for Professionals.
Colours Blue and white

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University Location

Address Jungholzstrasse 43
8050 Zurich
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Kalaidos Fachhochschule Phone Number +41 (44) 200 1919
Kalaidos Fachhochschule Fax Number +41 (44) 200 1915
Other locations Aarau, Berne and Geneva

Study Areas / Degree Levels


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Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Kalaidos 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 Kalaidos 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 Kalaidos 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 Kalaidos Fachhochschule.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Kalaidos Fachhochschule a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Admission Office Admission Office

Jungholzstrasse 43
Buch am Irchel 8050
(44) 200 1919

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Kalaidos Fachhochschule has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Control Type Control Type

Kalaidos Fachhochschule is a private higher education institution.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Entity Type Entity Type

Kalaidos Fachhochschule is a for-profit higher education institution.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Kalaidos Fachhochschule does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Library University Library

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Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

Not reported

University Services

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Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Kalaidos Fachhochschule's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Kalaidos 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
  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)
  • eduQua

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


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  • 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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