Study and innovate in Valais to reach the top

HES-SO Valais-Wallis
Study and innovate in Valais to reach the top

Take your higher education higher

When you study at HES-SO Valais-Wallis, you live and study in the heart of the Swiss Alps and benefit from modern and efficient infrastructures. You get the opportunity to participate in multilingual courses enhanced by the inspiring natural, economic, industrial, social and cultural environment of the canton of Valais. 

You get the opportunity to train on the Team Academy programme, which is unique in Switzerland, and benefit from the interdisciplinary learning provided by the close proximity of the various schools and the different degree programmes. You get to contribute to applied research and development.

With its eleven degree programmes, two study programmes and nine research institutes, the HES-SO Valais-Wallis is a leading hub of skills and innovation, preparing students for the world of work with courses that place the emphasis on the practical. 

The HES-SO Valais-Wallis has over 2,800 students and is made up of five schools: School of Art, School of Management, School of Engineering, School of Health Sciences, School of Social Work.

Looking to the future

  • Practical : Professionally-oriented training, enhanced by applied research and real projects that are relevant to
    the social, economic and cultural environment.
  • International : University exchanges, internships abroad and high quality international lecturers, bachelor’s theses carried out in partnership with foreign countries.
  • Great employability : 96% of graduates find a job within a year of graduating (Source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office)
  • Relevant : Recognised diplomas that are accepted across Europe and legally protected.
  • Modern : A state-of-the-art learning environment.
  • Sustainable : The institution is committed to helping create a sustainable society.
  • Flexible : Choose how you study: full-time, on the job, or part-time, depending on your course. Small class sizes and close student-teacher relationships ensure the best conditions for learning.