Swiss Universities and Higher Learning

Swiss Universities and Higher Learning


Switzerland is a hub for excellent science, education, research and innovation. 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.

Switzerland has twelve universities, eight universities of applied sciences, and fifteen universities of teacher education. Moreover, Switzerland is home to several excellent special institutes in the areas of international affairs, public administration, finance, and hotel management. Undergraduate study in Switzerland is usually in the national language of the respective area (German, French, Italian), while many graduate programs are offered in English.

For more information please refer to the booklet on Higher Education and Research in Switzerland.

Booklet: Higher Education and Research in Switzerland (PDF, Number of pages 29, 2.5 MB, English)


Scholarship opportunities for foreign and Swiss students

Information about Switzerland

Summary of general information about Switzerland and links

Studying in Switzerland

How to apply for admission and information about the residence permit