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Science based, practice oriented, broad network

The HfH is a university of teacher education focusing on special needs education, with the goal of ‘Education for All’.

Education for All

Anniversary 2021

The University of Teacher Education in Special Needs is engaged regionally, nationally, and internationally. The year 2021 marks the university’s 20th Anniversary.

At a glance

Research and Development

Many University staff engages in research projects in special needs education and publish the results of their work at scientific conferences and congresses.

At a glance

International relations

The University of Teacher Education in Special Needs is committed to strengthening international relations and developing new partnerships and networks.

The University of Teacher Education in Special Needs is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and employs approximately 170 staff. They anticipate future challenges, actively contribute their expertise to scientific, policy, and public discussions, and are consulted as experts on disability issues and framework conditions. The HfH cooperates with a number of umbrella organizations, professional associations, foundations and universities in different countries.