IBAS Campus & Facilities

IBAS Thalwil campus is located at Gewerbestrasse 14 in Thalwil, occupying 2 floors of the Pfiffner Building.

The campus has 3 lounges where students can study, work on their projects, have group discussion while relaxing or just meet with friends. There are two lecture rooms for classes running simultaneously, one has projector for presentations so students can easily follow along with the online class so cameras are setup. The other lecture room when vacant can be used by the students to study or group sessions. Teachers can use it too when they are conducting tests or group activities.

Near the two lecture rooms is the Administration office that is ready to welcome the students and to assist students with any school issues or merely consulting about living in Switzerland.

The campus is a business based campus, ideal for business students.  IBAS has access to several training rooms as well as three (3) student lounges, where students can do group work, study or meet with friends.

Thalwil Zentrum (center of town) is a 10-minute walk from the campus.

The campus is surrounded by nature giving students a beautiful area to relax, be one with nature and enjoy the view of the Alps from afar.

Buses stop every 30 minutes outside the campus.

Just around the corner of the campus there is a small cafe where students can purchase meals or snacks and several restaurants a little further from the campus where students can enjoy their meals.

  • Golden ThaiFood
  • Diidis Kitchen
  • Zum Grundstein
  • Migros
  • Momoexpress
  • Rebstock

Students have access to a public library in Thawil about 11 minutes from the campus

Students have access to an indoor pool open to the public in the municipality of Langnau am Albis


Student Clubs

Students have organized the following clubs:

  • Club for Social and Cultural Events – Members coordinate outings to various social and cultural events in the surrounding area and different parts of Switzerland; such as, Montreux Jazz Festival, Caliente!, Zürich Openair, International Balloon Festival and Geneva Motor Car to name a few
  • Debate Club – Members practice debating topics of interests
  • Vietnamese Club – Organized by international students from Vietnam
  • Malaysian Club – Organized by international students from Malaysia
  • The Tourist Club – Members coordinate tours around the surrounding areas and weekend tours to various cities in Switzerland
  • Entrepreneurs Club – Members develop business plans and invite local entrepreneurs to speak about their businesses
  • Public Speaking Club – Develop public speaking skills of the club members
  • Dance Studio – Students teach each other their national dance and various other dance styles
  • Book Club – Students read and discuss books they have chosen
  • Food Club – Members enjoy international cuisines by going to restaurants they have chosen, meet with chefs when possible and visit cheese factories, such as, La Maison du Gruyère, The Arisan Kitchen and Urban Garden, Vongole’s Kitchen, Bebo’s Beef & Chicken to name a few
  • Hiking / Skiing Club – Members hike and ski in the Swiss Alps

Student Residences in the surrounding area of Thalwil, Zürich

IBAS assists all students in locating and renting rooms in student dorm facilities in the surrounding area.

Studentenhaus-DANHO – We rent fair and simply furnished rooms for students and doctoral students from all over the world. You can find our apartments at three different locations. Student have access to the following in the building sport facilities/fitness center, social room, terrace with barbecue grill place and religious room, large and cozy dining room with coffee machine (coffee, tea, coffee cream and sugar are available for free), TV room, reading room and table tennis room.

Studentenhaus-DANHO consists of 3 buildings as follows:

  • STUDENTENHAUS VINZENZ – Loorenstrasse 74, 8053 Zürich
    • 129 simply furnished single and double rooms in Zurich’s district Witikon
  • Studentenhaus Flühgasse – – Flühgasse 32, 8008 Zürich
    • 63 rooms, some with lake
  • Studentenhaus Anna-Stockar – – Anna-Stockar-Weg 15, 8702 Zürich
    • 25 simply furnished single and double rooms, some of them have a beautiful lake view

Please see photos under gallery and common areas at https://studentenhaus-danho.ch/

Note:  IBAS students prefer Studentenhaus Danho because it doesn’t require deposit and the termination period is only 1 month



There are over 3,500 rooms available in 65 properties throughout the cities of Zurich and Winterthur. All the properties can be reached very easily by public transport and the majority are conveniently located near one of the university campuses. They range from houses in the older part of the city with simple furnishings to purpose-built student residences and complexes with a modern infrastructure.

    • The old timber-framed house on Fuhrstrasse offers luxurious accommodation for 15 students. The property was remodeled in 2019 and equipped with new sanitary facilities. The mix between listed furnishings and modern furniture, makes this property a new gem. The common areas are furnished – the rooms unfurnished.