Swiss Education Landscape

The Swiss higher education system includes 12 doctoral/research universities (including 2 federal institutes), seven universities of applied sciences and arts and 17 universities of teacher education. The federal institutes – ETH Zurich and EPFL – are both placed among the world’s top 20 universities.

Know more about Swiss universities and research institutions:


Study in Switzerland
University Rankings
Accredited Swiss Higher Education Institutions
Frequently asked questions
More information on Higher Education and Research in Switzerland


Swiss National Science Foundation
National Centers of Competence in Research (NCCR)
myScience Portal – The Swiss Research institutions