Applications for the 2022 academic year are closed. For any questions: admissions(at)hes-so.ch.

Please read carefully the following information carefully before filling out the online registration form at the bottom of this page.

  • For candidates who need a student visa: 20 February 2022
  • For all other candidates : 30 April 2022
  • Consult the admission requirements. See here.
  • Prepare the required documents (see tab below).
  • Submit your application via the online application form (at the bottom of the page). Files sent by email or post will not be processed.
  • You will receive a confirmation by e-mail when your application has been received by our office.
  • Your application will be reviewed by an admission committee. You will be notified of the decision no longer than 2 months after submitting your application.
  • If you are admitted, you will be invited to a welcome day on the week of September 19, 2022 (before the start of the academic year).

Regarding the login to access the application form at the bottom of the page:

  1. If you are a candidate from an HES-SO school, please authentificate with your SWITCH edu-ID account.

  2. If you are an external candidate, you must request the creation of a SWITCH edu-ID account, see the home page of the application form below. (Account creation can take up to 72 hours).

 

Candidates must pay an application fee of 150 CHF at the time of the application. The processing of the file begins when the application fee is effective.

No refunds will be made, even when applications are withdrawn or refused.

Bank fees, if applicable, are to be paid by the applicant.

  • Resume
  • Identity document (other than a residency permit)
  • Good quality picture, jpeg format, 385x480 pixels (around 20 KB)*
  • Residence permit, for those who already have one
  • Swiss social security card or Insurance card
  • Bachelor's degree**
  • Transcripts of the Bachelor's degree, including all years achieved
  • Exmatriculation certificate.

*The photo will be used for your student card.

**If you are still in the process of completing your Bachelor or equivalent, you will be required to certify that you have successfully completed your Bachelor studies before the beginning of the Masters studies.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Identity document (other than a residency permit)
  • Good quality picture, jpeg format, 385x480 pixels (around 20 KB)*
  • Residence permit, if you already have one
  • Swiss social security card or Insurance card, if you already have one
  • Maturity, Baccalaureate or High School certificate or equivalent** (both sides with the registration sticker visible if you already have studied in Switzerland)
  • Summary of grades of the Maturity, Baccalaureate or High School certificate or equivalent**
  • Qualifying diploma for a Master’s-level programme (Bachelor’s degree or a qualification deemed equivalent)**. If you have not completed the studies for this diploma yet, please provide the proof of registration for the current semester. A certificate of completion will be required before the start of studies.
  • Summary of grades of the qualifying diploma for a Master’s-level programme (Bachelor’s degree or a qualification deemed equivalent)**
  • Exmatriculation certificate (only if you have already studied in Switzerland)
  • Language certificate, level B1, in French for Strategic foresight and Management of Information Systems orientations, and in English for the Entrepreneurship and Business in Eurasia orientations (only if the previous training was not provided in the education language)
  • Official work certificates (with the letterhead of the employer, as well as handwritten signature; in addition, the documents must contain the start and end dates of the professional activity as well as the rate of work carried out).

*The photo will be used for your student card.

**If the qualifying diploma for a Master’s-level programme and its transcript are not in French, German, Italian or English, please also send us translations into one of these languages certified by an authorised translator.

You may withdraw your registration at any time until two weeks after the beginning of academic year, without incurring any charges. After that date, you will be charged the semester fee. If you wish to do so, please inform us at the following address: admissions.master(at)hes-so.ch .

An appeal against any decision may be submitted with the decision-making authority at the HES-SO Master, Avenue de Provence 6, 1007 Lausanne, within 20 days of the decision you intend to appeal. The appeal must be submitted in writing, containing a summary of the reasons.