Milestones


2017

  • Start of the «CAS in Biometrics & Privacy» programme in English

2016

  • Architecture design competition for the new headquarters

2015

  • Founding of the «Kompetenzzentrum für Fernstudien, eLearning und eCollaboration» foundation for distance learning, eLearning and eCollaboration

2014

  • Start of the «Master of Law» degree programme in German

2013

  • Start of the «Bachelor of Arts in Historical Sciences» degree programme in German and French
  • Start of the «Bachelor of Science in Economics» degree programme in German
  • Start of the «Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management» in French
  • End of cooperation with the FernUniversität distance university in Hagen

2012

  • End of the joint «Bachelor of Science in Wirtschaftswissenschaft» dual degree programme in Ger-man with the FernUniversität distance university in Hagen. Registered students were able to properly continue and complete their degrees.
  • Start of the «Bachelor of Law» degree programme in French

2011

  • Start of the «Bachelor of Science in Economics» degree programme in French

2008

  • Start of the joint «Bachelor of Science in Wirtschaftswissenschaft» dual degree programme in German with the FernUniversität (distance university) in Hagen.

2007

  • Start of the «Bachelor of Science in Psychology» degree programme in French
  • Start of the joint «Bachelor of Science in Economics» dual degree programme in French with the Université Pierre-Mendès-France, Grenoble

    2006

    • Start of the «Bachelor of Science in Psychology» degree programme in German

    2005

    • Start of the «Bachelor of Law» degree programme in German
    • Integration of the three study centres

    2004

    • Recognition as a university institution with programmes at degree level in accordance with article 11 of the UFG

    1995

    • Opening of the third study centre in Siders

    1994

    • Opening of the second study centre in Pfäffikon SZ

    1993

    • Joined the EADTU (European Association of Distance Teaching Universities)

    1992

    • Founding of the Stiftung Fernstudien Schweiz foundation
    • Founding of the study centre in Brig
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