Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil

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HSR
HSR Logo.png
Former names
Interkantonales Technikum Rapperswil
Type Public
Established1972
BudgetCHF 85.368 Million
RectorMargit Mönnecke
Academic staff
510
Administrative staff
140
Students1600
Location, ,
Switzerland

47°13′25.00″N 8°49′05.00″E / 47.2236111°N 8.8180556°E / 47.2236111; 8.8180556
HOCHSCHULE FüR TECHNIK RAPPERSWIL Latitude and Longitude:

47°13′25.00″N 8°49′05.00″E / 47.2236111°N 8.8180556°E / 47.2236111; 8.8180556
Campus Urban
Website www.hsr.ch
HSR on Obersee lakeshore
HSR Rapperswil - Seedamm 2015-05-27 17-56-17.JPG

HSR ( German: Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil) or University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil is a technical university in Rapperswil, a locality of the city of Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland. HSR is part of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland.

Location

The university is located in Rapperswil nearby Seedamm respectively Rapperswil railway station and Knie's Kinderzoo on upper Lake Zürich (Obersee).

Trivia

Archaeological relicts have been found at the Technikum island settlement, [1] and the remains of a first wooden bridge (1523 BC, reconstructed in 2001) to Hurden located on the Obersee lakeshore nearby the Technical University (HSR) respectively the so-called Heilig Hüsli at the northwestern part of the Seedamm area. The three neighbouring Prehistoric settlements, as well as the early lake crossings, are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps. [2] [3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Sites Switzerland: Rapperswil-Jona–Technikum (CH-SG-02)". palafittes.org. Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
  2. ^ "Prehistoric Pile Dwellings in Switzerland". Swiss Coordination Group UNESCO Palafittes (palafittes.org). Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
  3. ^ "World Heritage". palafittes.org. Archived from the original on 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2014-12-07.

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