Zurich inter-cantonal university of applied sciences for special needs education

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik

Basic information

  • Identifiers
    DEQARINST0212 CH0028
  • Erasmus: CH ZURICH17
    SCHAC: hfh.ch
    EU-PIC: 949687522
    EU-VAT: CH 632048
    WHED: IAU-009517
  • Website
  • Founding year
  • QF-EHEA levels
    second cycle, first cycle
  • Previous names
    • Zurich Training College for Teachers of Special Needs (Heilpädagogisches Seminar) until 30/06/2001

National External Quality Assurance Requirements

  • Programme accreditation
    voluntary, except for medical and health professions according to public health regulations
  • Institutional accreditation
    Institutional accreditation according to Swiss law, with a decision by the Swiss Accreditation Council, is mandatory for all public higher education institutions of the tertiary sector and for private higher education institutions using a protected denomination (“University”, “University of Applied Sciences”, “ University of Teacher Education“). Successful accreditation has no legal impact beyond the right to use one of the protected denominations but is a testimony to a quality assurance systems covering all processes and suited to support the higher education institution to achieve its goals.
  • Further information on external quality assurance in Switzerland

External Quality Assurance Reports and Decisions

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Report valid

Institutional level

Part of the obligatory external QA system Decision: positive with conditions or restrictions
Institutional accreditation

Programme level

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