Hes-so Valais

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


Act of adherence to the Intercantonal Convention on the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
of 16 November 2011