WHY CHOOSE SWITZERLAND – FROM A STUDENT PERSPECTIVE
Located in the heart of continental Europe, Switzerland is a small country with a longstanding history in higher education excellence, dating all the way back to 1460. The country has a high standard of education recognized worldwide and a great level of satisfaction of international students, according to a research with more than 7000 students from all over the world.
Additionally, being a first-world country, Switzerland offers the best conditions for international students, such as: safety, high life-standards and cultural diversity.
September & February
• Fall semester: 1 December – 28 February
• Spring semester: 1 May – 30 September
PASSPORT VALIDITY REQUIREMENT
A passport valid for 3 months beyond your departure date from Switzerland.
Usually the cost of studying & living in Switzerland for an international student depends on their personal choice of recreational activities but it safe to keep at least 1600 CHF to 2000 CHF for your monthly expenses. Living costs in Switzerland for students will also differ according to which city of your university.
AFTER STUDIES – SETTLEMENT OPTIONS
If you have lived in Switzerland for 8 years you can apply for a Swiss settlement or permanent residence permit. You can also apply to become naturalized as a Swiss citizen after 12 years, or less in some situations (such as marriage or birth).