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University of Applied Science

Northwestern Switzerland

The FHNW is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland and is active with its nine universities in teaching, research, continuing education and services - innovative and practice-oriented. Its broad range of study programs, its proximity to practice, its application-oriented and innovative research, and its global network make the FHNW an attractive and diverse educational institution, a sought-after partner in practice, and an attractive employer in Northwestern Switzerland.

The FHNW comprises nine universities with the departments of Applied Psychology, Architecture, Construction and Geomatics, Design and Art, Life Sciences, Music, Teacher Education, Social Work, Technology and Economics. The campuses of the FHNW are located at sites in the four sponsoring cantons of Aargau, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn.

Over 13,000 students are enrolled at the FHNW. Around 1,200 lecturers impart practical and market-oriented knowledge in 29 Bachelor's and 18 Master's degree programs as well as in numerous continuing education courses. The graduates of the FHNW are sought-after professionals.

In addition to education, application-oriented research and development is a high priority at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW. Together with national and international partners from industry, business, culture, administration and institutions, the FHNW implements research projects and participates in European research programs.

Pax, Schweizerische Lebens-versicherungs-Gesellschaft AG

Pax, Schweizerische Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, is a pension insurance company based in Basel. It operates exclusively in the Swiss market and focuses on solutions for private and occupational pension plans. Pax sells its products through independent partners, which it serves through consulting centers and regional sales outlets. The company employs around 300 people. Under the umbrella of Pax Holding, Pax is organized as a cooperative and can determine its own development. The focus is on the interests of customers and cooperative members, who have a stake in Pax's economic success. Credible, forward-looking, direct - this is how Pax shapes the relationship with its customers, partners and employees. Thinking and acting sustainably is part of Pax's entrepreneurial self-image - and has always formed an important decision-making basis for the company's management. As a cooperative, Pax is convinced that only a company that operates sustainably can achieve long-term success

The Swiss Sustainability Challenge of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland is a perfect fit for Pax. Because the program promotes the development and implementation of projects around the topic of sustainability.