Study in Switzerland

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. The cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world-renowned.

Switzerland is a mountainous nation renowned also for its outstanding universities, research institutions and high quality of life with plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty and of courses enjoy some of the best chocolates and fondue in the world.

OVERVIEW

  • Population 7.3 million (July 2003 EST.)
  • Official languages -German, French, Italian, and Romansh.
  • Capital: Bern
  • Major cities Zurich, Basle, Geneva, Berne and Lausanne
  • Zurich: Largest city, financial and industrial centre.
  • Telephone country prefix- 41
  • Switzerland Currency – Swiss France.

SWITZERLAND as a Study Destination.

  • High-quality education
  • World-leading research environment
  • Low tuition fees as universities are mainly publicly funded
  • A wide spectrum of study programs
  • Many study programs in English
  • Low student/faculty ratio and small working groups
  • Excellent facilities

Entry requirements

IELTS or TOEFL required

  • Diploma programs require an IELTS Overall band score of 5.0
  • Post Graduate Diploma programs require 5.5 bands Bachelors & Masters Programs require an Overall band score of 6.0

COST OF EDUCATION

  • Average Fees For Diploma Programs: CHF 18,500/-
  • Bachelors & Post Graduate Diploma: CHF 20,500/- MBA: 24,000/-

COST OF LIVING

  • Living expenses range between CHF 19,000- and 29,000 per year depending on the location of the university and individual needs.