Higher Education

This brochure offers a comprehensive overview of the Swiss higher education and research landscape.

Studying in Switzerland
Provides an overview of all major institutes of higher learning in Switzerland as well as information about study opportunities, study programs in English, scholarships, admission, tuition, and living in Switzerland.

This site serves as a portal to Swiss universities, providing basic information to international students who wish to study in Switzerland.

Cooperation between the three rectors’ conferences mentioned below with the aim to form the joint national rectors’ conference of Swiss universities by the end of 2014 (according to the new universities promotion and coordination bill.

Overview: Study Programs at Swiss Universities (CRUS)
Provides an overview of all the degrees offered by each university in all fields of study.

This association promotes continuing education at Swiss universities.

Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS) (de/fr/en)
The Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS) meets regularly to discuss university-related matters requiring agreement or a joint position.

Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences (KFH)
The rectors of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences (KFH) represent their interests on the federal and cantonal (state) levels.

Swiss Conference of Rectors of Universities of Teacher Education (COHEP)
All rectors of the cantonal and intercantonal Universities of Teacher Education participate in an intercantonal academic conference.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists
The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars, researchers and artists.

The Ranking Forum of Swiss Universities
Helps to find the latest international ranking of Swiss universities.

This is a database of all Professors at Swiss universities and federal research institutes.

Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance of the Swiss Universities