Switzerland is one of the most preferred study abroad destinations for Indian and International students. Switzerland offers warm welcome to the students with 12 general Universities and number of research based universities and applied sciences. International students accounts for 21% of the population of students in the Swiss Universities.
Some of the Swiss Universities are counted best not only in Switzerland but in the world. Here is the list of top ranking universities in Switzerland.
|Universities||QS World University Ranking|
|ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology||6|
|University of Zurich||14|
|University of Geneva||=69|
|University of Bern||=106|
|University of Basel||=114|
|University of Lausanne||149|
|USI - Università Della Svizzera Italiana||=169|
|University of St.Gallen (HSG)||=273|
|Université de Fribourg||=428|
Most numbers of Universities in Switzerland take classes in German, French as well as Italian. However, they are also increasing the number of programs to be taught in English as well to attract international students. With the adaption of English taught programs and language learning courses they offer, they make the best choice for international students to study.
But the fact is that currently, not all Swiss universities have adapted English language classes. However, you can find a large number of English programs on the masters and doctoral level. Only a few numbers of universities offer all of their study programs, bachelor, masters, and doctoral programs in English. Here are few universities which provide study programs in the English Language:
Switzerland provides a variety of courses, choose your degree after you collect all the relevant information. Check the exact entry requirements for each academic programme from the website of the university, as there are often specific admission criteria. Here are the common requirements to apply for Universities in Switzerland:
For Indian students looking to study abroad, affordability is one of the biggest concerns. The cost of studying in Switzerland varies from course to course and university to university. Public Universities in Switzerland are regulated by the state, thus making studies affordable in them.
The cost will depend on your chosen course and university, the duration of the course and which student city in Switzerland you are planning to study in.
Switzerland has plenty of Business Schools and has a reputation all over the world. If you want to build your career in the business world, you can surely look for studying in Switzerland universities. You can find in both the sectors, public as well as private. Here is the list of business schools in Switzerland :
It is not possible to find tuition free universities in Switzerland for international students. If your budget is low, you can apply for scholarships to pursue your higher education in Switzerland. The following universities provide various scholarships to foreign students.
Except UK students, international students from other countries require student visa to study in Switzerland University. Students who wish to study in Swiss, can directly apply to the desired courses to respective universities.
The annual fee for most of the programmes ranges from £650 to £1,000 for Indian or International students. Students can get details of the eligible scholarships available for the foreign students. Health insurance is a basic requirement for all international students. Campus accommodation is also provided to the internationals students.
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