Important Education CentreWinterthur has developed into one of the most important further and high education locations in Switzerland. the largest and most important polytechnic college in the country was formed after the fusion of «Technikums» (Technical College) and the «Höheren Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungsschule» (Economy and Administration College). The many higher education institutes – from the «Schweizerischen Technischen Fachschule» (Swiss Technical College) to the «Landwirtschaftliche Schule» (Agricultural College) and the «Krankenpflegeschule» (Nursing College) have educated many highly qualified people.
Cultural City with TraditionWinterthur is a cultural city of international importance. 16 museums, with important collections from the 19th and 20th century, the Museum of Photography or the Technical Museum, the talented city orchestra and the new comedy theatre in the old «Casino» all display a lively cultural scene.
Excellent Motorway Connections4 Motorway connections link the city with the A1. Over 100 trains stop daily at the main station providing direct connections to Vienna, Munich, Stuttgart atc. The S-line brings travellers to Zürich or the airport in 20 minutes. Further info under www.win.ch
Near the city of Zurich but still individual
Winterthur is of great importance to the dynamic Kanton Zürich. With a population of 90.000 it builds its own region with a high potential for the economy, culture and education.