Electrical Engineering

Why Study Electrical Engineering at HSR?

A fascinating task

You will connect the internet with the physical world using networked actuators and sensors.

Practical study

Your professors work closely with companies and actively pursue the transfer of knowledge between practice and research – you reap the benefits of cutting-edge teaching content.

Modern infrastructure

You will use cutting edge electronic tools to develop highly complex sensors, algorithms and communication systems for the industry.

Enhance your knowledge

We will train you to become an expert in Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Cutting edge research

Your lecturers work on research projects for the local industry and will include you in these – more than 200 international patents and publications have resulted from these projects.

A comprehensive qualification

After graduating, you will be proficient in all the key tools for developing sensors, actuators and communication systems.

The Key Points at a Glance

QualificationMaster of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Engineering focusing on Electrical Engineering
Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

5-6 part-time semesters

ECTS points90

Course focus

  • Sensor technology and microelectronics
  • Embedded systems - hardware and software
  • Digital signal and image processing
  • System dynamics and control engineering
  • Communication and information systems

Preferred Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Electronic Engineering
Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible

Subject specialisation: Rapperswil, Buchs

Theory and context modules: Zurich
Teaching languageGerman, many modules in English

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