Swiss

About Switzerland

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  • Capital : Berne
  • Language : German, French, Italian, Romansch
  • Official Currency : Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Climate : Temperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers.

Education Structure:

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Why Switzerland

  • The service industries are arguably the most important part of the economy. These include banking, insurance and tourism. It is considered No.1 in Hotel Management and education , Finance and Dairy Products.
  • Switzerland has a high quality system of education that is relatively accessible to foreign students. The student population of some universities, for example, consists of over 40% foreign students, and this trend is on the upswing.
  • About two thirds of the area of Switzerland is covered with forests, lakes and mountains. cities that are very cosmopolitan and offer the usual facilities.
  • As a European business hub, several university courses have links with locally based Businesses. Special strengths are in banking, machine tool and precision engineering.

Application Procedures:

1) Swiss Academic year starts from October to July.

2) Following documents with your application:

  • school-leaving certificate.
  • Copies of any college or university certificates and examination marks together with an official statement about the content of your studies
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae

3) Once you have received confirmation of acceptance by a Swiss university.

4) All Universities and Institutions require an IELTS Score for meeting the English Language proficiency requirements.

Applying for VISA:

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Documents required for applying VISA:

The following documents are requested

  • A valid passport
  • Confirmation that you have been accepted by a Swiss university
  • A guarantee of sufficient financial means to support yourself during your studies. See the section on work and study.
  • A Curriculum Vitae stating your reasons for wanting to pursue your studies in Switzerland.

Furthermore, you need to ensure that you return to your country once you have completed your studies.

Funds:

  • between SFR 50,000 and SFR 150,000 per year. A student’s monthly budget amounts to approximately SFR 1,800: food and upkeep from SFR 800 to SFR 850, lodging SFR 400 to SFR 600, tuition fees and supplies, transportation, insurance (approximately SFR 250).
  • Each university has a job placement office that provides information on student employment. Wages vary between SFR 20 and SFR 35 according to the job and your skills.