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
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

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.

Transport - Apr 20

The eDumper dump truck is the largest electric vehicle in the world and will be in operation in the quarry from 20 April.

Computer Science - Nov 2

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.

Health - Apr 24

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

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

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.

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