Department in numbers
The Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care (DEASS) is currently the largest SUPSI Department in terms of student numbers enrolled on Undergraduate and Graduate Studies and Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning programmes. A series of figures epitomising DEASS is provided in the section below.


  • 5 Bachelor's courses in italian: Business Administration, Nursing, Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work
  • 1 Bachelor's course in english (60%), italian (30%) and german (10%): Leisure Management
  • 1 Bachelor's course in german: Physiotherapie Landquart
  • 3 Master's courses: Master in Business Administration in collaboration with Fachkonferenz Wirtschaft und Dienstleistungen, Master in Nursing, and Master in Social Work - Master en Travail social - in collaboration with Haute Ecole Specialisée de Suisse Occidentale
  • About 240 continuing education courses (Advances studies and short term courses)

Students and collaborators

  • More than 1'500 Undergraduate and Graduate Studies' students
  • About 1'400 Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning's students
  • About 250 collaborators


  • About 60 researchers 
  • More than 50 project in course