Higher Education

The Ranking Forum of Swiss Universities
The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and the Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS) present an overview of international university rankings.

Portal for education and technology

Campus and Research Park Switzerland
(pdf) Brochure published by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI

Studying in Switzerland

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists

Study grants from the Swiss federal government


Central Office of the Swiss Universities (CRUS)

Swiss Universities                     International Relations
& Exchange Offices
Technology Transfer
University of Basel Student Mobility Unitectra*
University of Bern International Office Unitectra*
University of Fribourg International Relations Office
University of Geneva International Office Unitec
University of Lausanne International Relations PACTT
University of Lucerne Mobility Office
University of Lugano International Relations Office Ticinotransfer
University of Neuchatel Mobility Office Technology Transfer Unine
University of St. Gallen Exchange Office
University of Zurich International Relations Office Unitectra

*Unitectra is a Joint organization of the Universities of Berne, Zürich and Basel

How to apply

All information for foreigners here

University-level Institutions

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Gèneve, IHEID
Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch, Sion, IUKB
Stiftung Universitäre Fernstudien Schweiz, Brig / Fondation Formation universitaire à distance, Suisse à Brigue

Federal Institutes of Technology

ETH Board

Federal Institutes of Technology International Relations
& Exchange Offices
Technology Transfer
ETHZ (Zurich) Student Exchange Office Transfer
EPFL (Lausanne) International Relations Technology Transfer

Universities of Applied Sciences

KFH – Rector’s conference of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences (UoAS)
University of Applied Sciences Eastern Switzerland (FHO)
University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
SUPSI – University of Applied Sciences Southern Switzerland
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
Berne University of Applied Sciences (BFH)
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (HSLU)
Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHF)