Nestled in the heart of the Swiss Alps, the HES-SO Valais-Wallis is a university of applied sciences and arts where languages and cultures converge. Inclusive and cosmopolitan, it offers professionalising courses where the focus is always on the student.

Innovative and boasting a wealth of experience, the HES-SO Valais-Wallis enjoys a leading role in the field of applied research and development in Valais, with influence extending far beyond the borders of the canton.

Its expertise and the synergies developed make it a key player in the provision of related training.

Rules and regulations

The missions of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis are derived from the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences Act (LHES) of 6 October 1995, which determines the basic principles governing the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS), their status and their missions:

  • Bachelor’s degree programmes;
  • Master's degree programmes;
  • Continuing education (EMBA, MAS, DAS and CAS);
  • Applied research and development (AR&D);
  • National and international relations.

HES-SO Study Regulations


Law on the accession to the HES-SO Intercantonal Convention of 16 November 2011


Regulation governing use of the public Wi-Fi network