The University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, with around 1,600 students, is a regionally anchored university with a national and international reputation. It offers bachelor's, master's and continuing education courses in the disciplines of "construction", "information science", "management", "multimedia production", "technology" and "tourism". The HTW Chur conducts applied research and development in all departments, carries out consultations and offers services. The entire university is ISO 9001:2008 certified. The HTW Chur has been part of the FHO Fachhochschule Ostschweiz since 2000. However, the history of the university began as early as 1963 with the founding of the Abendtechnikum Chur.