Study in Switzerland


Gargi Tomar
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 8:04 PM IST

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Home to more than 12 Universities,10 are regulated and operated by the cantons and provide theory-based majors. International students have the opportunity to pursue a range of courses and programmes in various disciplines and levels. Commonly, Swiss Universities are renowned for their Business and Management programmes such as BBAs and MBAs, which are among the best around the globe, which has attracted a number of international applications over the years.

All throughout the years of ranking lists that have been released by various organisations, a number of Swiss Universities have always been successful in being mentioned among the top 100 universities in the world. Among these, the University of Geneva, the University of Zurich, EPFL and the ETH Zurich have been immensely successful. If you choose to pursue your higher education in the country, then you will have a number of options including both Public and Private universities. However, a thing to keep in mind is that Switzerland is an expensive country that pursues higher education, even though Swiss Universities are highly subsidised by the government.

The educational system followed in Switzerland is among the top-rated systems and is highly renowned across the globe. There are a few types of Universities to choose from when pursuing higher education in Switzerland, which include Regular Universities, University of Applied Science/Arts or a University of Teacher Education. Like many other European countries, Swiss Universities also adhere to the Bologna Process, which allows international students to transfer their qualifications which they earned in Switzerland and transfer them to their home institutions.

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