Hes-so Valais

Tourism Registration

Bachelor of Science HES-SO (BSc) in Tourism

Academic year 2020/2021

The registration takes place online via the following link:


  • Registration deadline: February 28th, 2020
  • Matriculation: September 11th, 2020
  • Start of course: September 14th, 2020


Tourism is a restricted-admission degree programme, i.e. the number of applicants is in general higher than the number of available places. If this is the case after the registration deadline in February, all applicants are invited to sit an admission exam. Successful candidates will receive confirmation of their admission once the results of the exam are available.

Further information on the admission process can be found in the following implementation provisions: Dispositions d'application relatives à la régulation des admissions en Bachelor HES-SO en Tourisme (in French) OR Ausführungsbestimmungen betreffend die Zulassungsbeschränkung im Bachelorstudiengang Tourismus der HES-SO  (in German).

If the number of applicants is lower than the number of available places after the application deadline at the end of February, candidates will immediately receive confirmation of their admission. 


  • The annual course fees payable by students are fixed at CHF 1,000 per year of study.
  • The fees relating to the academic documentation and other services are CHF 550 per year of study.
  • The registration fee is CHF 150, payable on registration and non-refundable.
  • Grants, allowances and student loans: Please contact the Public Education Departement of your Canton or visit the HES-SO Website

Course materials

Given the growing necessity for permanent access to information and communications, the HES-SO Valais-Wallis requires first-year students to have a personal portable computer (laptop) as a work tool. Details of the type of machine and the minimum technical specifications can be obtained from IT services: German or French

International students

You will find all the information you need for your studies in Switzerland on the CRUS (Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities) website. You can also consult the brochure published by swissuniversities or the HES-SO for more detailed information.

Student for a day

We offer the opportunity for you to try being a student at our university for a day. Find out what it’s like to study on the Tourism degree programme. Follow the teaching sessions with the students and take the opportunity to ask the teaching staff any questions you may have.