About Switzerland


  • 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:


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:


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.


  • 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.