Studying in Switzerland

Switzerland is home to some of the best universities in the world. Generally, Swiss universities rank quite high in comparison to other universities around the world. That is why they are the choice of many foreign students. An estimated 20% of students in Switzerland are foreigners.

The universities in Switzerland are categorized in three pillars, fundamental research, applied sciences and arts, and teacher education. The highest ranking university in Switzerland is ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne followed by the University of Zurich and the University of Basel. Most of the universities in Switzerland offer their courses in english and are welcoming to international students.

If you are interested in studying in Switzerland, visit to find out more about the universities, masters and doctorate programmes, scholarships, the cost of studying and living in Switzerland.