Switzerland is divided between the Alps, the Central Plateau and the Jura. Experience Switzerland from its world famous ice caves to its high stretching mountain tops. Tobogganing and suspension rope climbing are just a few of the distinctive activities you can engage in. Then cool down and enjoy the culinary diversity; Switzerland is known for its cheese, chocolate and wine.

Switzerland Olten
Climate: Temperate
Population: 7,8 million approximately
Main Language(s): German, French, Italian
Currency: Swiss Francs
Student Visa Information:

Application Deadlines:
Autumn Semester May 30
Spring Semester November 30

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University of Applied Sciences Northwestern, Olten

Switzerland University

The University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW is a state-accredited university of applied sciences: this unique concept in Swiss tertiary education is designed to meet professional needs in education, research and consulting.

Situated amidst leading international clusters the FHNW's nine schools maintain close links with society, culture and industry: its high quality graduate, postgraduate and continuing education focuses on applied knowledge.

FHNW teaches over 8,000 degree students and nearly 40,000 participants in continuing education. We conduct over 550 research or consulting projects. We have 200 mobility partners.



Olten's railway station is within 30 minutes of Zurich, Bern, Basel, and Lucerne by train, and is a rail hub of Switzerland.

Website: http://www.fhnw.ch/homepage