Application Requirements to study in Switzerland

Studying in the Switzerland) is very rewarding for international students seeking a rich and economically viable country in Europe. Although the official languages are German, French, and Italian, students can also choose to study in English. This is due to the fact that as at 2009, over 21% of the students studying in Switzerland are english speaking international students.

Switzerland has for years been reputed as neutral, and as well as being the home reputable organization like the Red Cross, Olympic committee and World Economic forum etc. Though not a member of the European Union, Switzerland is a signee to the Schengen agreement enabling students to visit other European states without having to apply for visa.

Application Process

The following documents shall be demanded from intending students wishing to study in any University and college in Switzerland.

  • A filled application form for any study course which can be done online
  • A well sized passport photograph taken within the last three months
  • A secondary school leaving certificate for those pursuing an undergraduate program, a notarized copy of bachelor degree certificate for those going for a Master’s degree. A copy of master’s diploma shall be required for those who wish to pursue a doctoral (PhD) program

Students are advised to visit the website of the school they intend to study to find out other relevant documents.

Application Deadline

Switzerland educational programs run for two semesters which are;

  • Fall semester
  • Spring semester

The best time for international students to start application is spring semester. This will afford the university/college time to process your admission for the next academic session.

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