FHNW is one of Switzerland’s leading universities of applied sciences and arts, actively involved in teaching, research, continuing education, and service provision—both innovative and practice-oriented. Its broad range of degree programs, hands-on concept, innovative, application-oriented research, and global network make FHNW a diversified and appealing educational institution, a sought-after partner to industry, and an attractive employer in northwestern Switzerland.
In Basel, all accommodation placements work via WoVe, the accommodation service of the FHNW, and the University of Basel. When international students are accepted for a course of study or exchange semester, they can register with the student accommodation center, WoVe. For a small fee, this organization will assist in the finding of a separate furnished room or studio, or a room within a communal flat. The rental for such accommodation is between CHF 500 and 900 per month. There is a choice of homestay or shared flat accommodation in the area of Brugg-Windisch. Rates start from CHF 360 per month (which includes utilities). The Accommodation Office will assist exchange students to find accommodation. There is a limited number of rooms available in Olten at affordable rates. Students should budget between CHF 450 and CHF 600 per month for accommodation (which includes utilities).