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