Bern University of Applied Sciences

Bern University of Applied Sciences
Falkenplatz 24, 3012 Bern
Bern University of Applied Sciences  
Location: Bern
Affiliation: swissuniversities

The Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH carries out applied research and development. To this end, the BFH works closely with commercial enterprises, public institutions, creative artists, administrative bodies and the community.

The applied research and development carried out by the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH is characterised by market-oriented key areas and close collaboration with companies as well as with public institutions, administrative bodies and the field of culture. Knowledge and technology transfer constitute a particular focus.


Innovation - Nov 8, 2018
Researchers at the Institute for Rehabilitation and Performance Technology IRPT have developed novel systems that allow people paralysed by spinal cord injury to activate their muscles and propel a tricycle. The innovative work of two young IRPT researchers was recently rewarded through successful defence of their PhD theses.
Social Sciences - Sep 6, 2018

The University Board of the Bern University of Applied Sciences has elected Anna Maria Riedi as the new Director of the Department of Social Work. Mrs Riedi has been in charge of the master's degree programme in social work at the Bern University of Applied Sciences since February 2018, a course which is organised and run in cooperation with three other Swiss universities.

Transport - Apr 20, 2018

The eDumper dump truck is the largest electric vehicle in the world and will be in operation in the quarry from 20 April. In cooperation with industry partners, the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH, the NTB Interstaatliche Hochschule für Technik Buchs and Empa have developed the environmentally friendly truck.

Computer Science - Nov 2, 2018

La journée Futur en tous genres aura lieu le jeudi 8 novembre. A cette occasion, la Haute école spécialisée bernoise ouvrira ses portes aux enfants et adolescents des classes de 5e à 7e année. Cette expérience concrète aura lieu à Bienne et Burgdorf et permettra tout particulièrement aux jeunes filles de découvrir la profession d'ingénieur à travers divers travaux pratiques.

Health - Apr 24, 2018

Pollen season: The new app called Ally Science has been designed for the two million or so allergy sufferers in Switzerland Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) and University Hospital Zurich (USZ) are launching the free smartphone app Ally Science on the 24th of April 2018.

Health - Nov 8, 2018

Forscher des Instituts für Rehabilitation und Leistungstechnologie IRPT der Berner Fachhochschule BFH haben neuartige Systeme entwickelt, die es gelähmten Menschen ermöglichen, ein Dreirad zu fahren.

Computer Science - Nov 2, 2018

Am 8. November 2018 findet der Nationale Zukunftstag statt. Auch die Berner Fachhochschule öffnet an diesem Donnerstag ihre Türen für Kinder und Jugendliche der 5. bis 7. Klasse. In Biel und Burgdorf können in erster Linie Mädchen anhand praktischer Aufgaben den Beruf der Ingenieurin konkret erleben.

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