Digital Expo

Welcome to the ZHAW’s «digital campus”!

With locations in Winterthur, Zurich and Wädenswil, the ZHAW is firmly anchored in its region whilst collaborating with international partners. You can now also attend ZHAW online courses on its new virtual campus on edX. The ZHAW is the first university of applied sciences worldwide to offer freely accessible online courses on the edX online learning platform. New are ZHAW courses on human rights and globalisation as well as an innovative process for fish farming using hydroponics.

Get to know the ZHAW online courses

The ZHAW online course in biology and life sciences focuses on aquaponics. The technology combines aquaculture and soil-independent food production in a circulatory system.

Another ZHAW online course is dedicated to the many connections between business and human rights in a globalised world. Participants will learn how companies can become more aware of the human rights risks of their business activities.The ZHAW’s comprehensive e-learning offering supports individual learning processes and flexible learning modalities. The ZHAW’s lifelong learning strategy also aims to promote an innovative and diverse learning environment to enable lifelong learning.

 

Lifelong learning and digital education

Another ZHAW online course is dedicated to the many connections between business and human rights in a globalised world. Participants will learn how companies can become more aware of the human rights risks of their business activities.The ZHAW’s comprehensive e-learning offering supports individual learning processes and flexible learning modalities. The ZHAW’s lifelong learning strategy also aims to promote an innovative and diverse learning environment to enable lifelong learning.

Further ZHAW online courses are planned

The first two courses were opened for registration on 6 October 2020, and they start on 1 March 2021. Further ZHAW online courses are already in planning or in production. So far, there are only a few German-language courses on edX. The ZHAW would like to reach these audiences with its offering. In 2021, there will be a specially tailored programm for participants in Switzerland on the Swiss MOOC Services platform.

Find out more about the ZHAW online courses on edX

Dr. Bettina Mack

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Dr. Bettina Mack

Content-/ Media Manager and Science Writer “Digitale Transformation”