Higher studies in Switzerland

The academic scene in Switzerland:

Switzerland is a hub for science and quality education. It has outstanding universities with numerous programs, many world-class public research institutions, and a thriving private sector which encourages research and development, and conducts its own cutting-edge research. The quality of life in Switzerland is among the best in the world. Excellent infrastructure, safety, and political and economic stability are all good reasons why Switzerland is a great place to study and conduct research.

There are 12 universities awarding doctorate degrees in Switzerland; 10 cantonal universities and 2 Federal Institutes of Technology. Additionally, there are other types of universities such as universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education and a few more university-level institutions, which are public institutions of higher education. All Swiss universities offer a range of Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programs. The details on the study programs are published on the websites of the institutions.

Information you need:

List of Universities and federal Institutes of technology


Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Application Processes at Swiss Universities

Brochure on Studying in Switzerland by Swissuniversities.

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