Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) is a leading, internationally renowned Swiss university of applied sciences that attracts students from across the world. BFH is a university with regional roots but strong national and international connections, offering the perfect environment for students to realise their full potential.
BFH is situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps and offers courses in French, German and English. With just 7000 students, BFH offers a family atmosphere as well as practice-oriented links to industry, public institutions, culture and administration.
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with BFH allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at BFH.
Learn more about campus activities and events
BHF offers a variety of activities for Exchange students throughout the academic year. The Bern University of the Arts (HKB) is a department of Bern University of Applied Sciences and hosts more than 300 cultural events each year. Students can participate in city tours, on campus events or easily explore the region to visit theatres, museums and sporting events. BHF also offers a wide variety of sport activities so students have the opportunity to try something new or further develop their skills whilst studying on exchange.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Switzerland are higher than those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Switzerland: