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HES-SO University of Applied Science Western Switzerland

The HES-SO Valais is part of the HES-SO (University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) that was created in 1998 by connecting smaller universities of applied sciences that have always been working closely with local industries. The HES-SO Valais became an autonomous institution in 2015. Today, it stands as a dynamic hub of academic and practical excellence, renowned for its focus on digitalization, energy and eHealth.



HES-SO Valais-Wallis makes a substantial contribution to AI research with an informatics focus by utilizing knowledge in data processing, biomedical informatics, and human-computer interaction. Particularly the informatics institute fosters innovation in healthcare technology and artificial intelligence applications by working with industry partners and participating in national and European projects. This helps to address current challenges and improve societal well-being. HES-SO Valais-Wallis is committed to developing the next wave of innovators and enabling students to contribute significantly to these fields.


Rue de la Plaine 2
3960 Sierre

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