Careum Hochschule Gesundheit

Careum Hochschule Gesundheit is privately owned and fully accredited by the Swiss federal government. The university operates throughout Switzerland with its three departments economics, health and music. The Department of Health of the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences offers modular education and training programmes at the Careum Campus in Zurich which can be pursued in tandem with working life. In consultation with students, lecturers, and partners in the field, these are consistently aligned to the current and future requirements of healthcare practitioners. Vocational transfer tasks and self-directed learning bring benefits both to students and their place of work. Careum Research, as the research institute of the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences pursues research and development into innovative forms of care and usercentric approaches to healthcare provision, with the aim of giving impetus to home- and community-based healthcare services.

Study courses
Postgraduate courses
Master of Advanced Studies with varying duration (MAS, DAS)
Research activities
  • work & care – reconciliation employment and family care
  • Younger Carers – reconciliation of school, vocational training and studies, for children, young, and young adult carers
  • Ageing at home – The emphasis of this project is on enabling people to live in private homes and involving all providers of support in a co-productive way.
  • Centre of Competence for Patient Education – self-management and patient empowerment in the course of chronic illness


Kalaidos Fachhochschule Gesundheit
Prof. Ursina Baumgartner
Rektorin, Studiengangsleiterin BScN
Careum Campus,
Pestalozzistrasse 5
CH-8032 Zürich
Tel. direkt +41 43 222 63 10
Tel. +41 43 222 63 00             
EMail: ursina.baumgartner [at]

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