Higher Education in Switzerland: Apply Yourself


Higher Education in Switzerland: Apply Yourself

Higher Education in Switzerland: Apply Yourself

Located in Europe but not a member of the European Union, Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in nature. It is a Schengen country. Since this country has Swiss banks, trains, cheese, chocolate and watch industries, so is the natural beauty surrounded by the Alps. Einstein's name is also associated with this country, not only of the hereafter, but the father of scientific research and relativity.


Higher Education in Switzerland: Apply Yourself
Higher Education in Switzerland: Apply Yourself

The world famous CERN laboratories are also located in this country. You understand how great the glory of Switzerland is. Therefore, having the opportunity to study in this country will boost your career – not only that, but respect and money as well. Hence, Switzerland can be the best place for you to pursue higher education.


Each university in Switzerland is autonomous – that is, each university has different admission criteria. So, you will get the correct and correct information for admission in the university on the webpage of that university. And if there is any confusion or doubt, the admission office of the concerned university should be contacted.

In Swiss universities, bachelor's degrees are of 3/4 years duration, masters programs are of 1.5-2 years duration and PhD programs are of 3-5 years duration. If you want to apply to a Swiss university for a bachelor's degree, you must pass HSC or equivalent examination as an educational qualification. and language skills - you must be proficient in the language taught at the university. You must have at least 16 years of schooling to apply for the master's program. Must have language skills. For this you should get 6.5 to 7.00 marks in IELTS. Note here that many Swiss universities may require the GRE/GMAT.

Interestingly, Swiss universities teach in English, French, German and Italian. Therefore, you can apply with proficiency in German or Italian, depending on the university.

But in this case I want to remind you that Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries in the world. Therefore, the cost of education is also high - this cost varies from university to university. You will have to pay around 8 lakh to 10 lakh per annum for Bachelor degree and 10 lakh to 14 lakh per annum for Masters degree.

Course Search and Course Selection

And visit the link below to find Swiss university courses:


If you want to study in Switzerland then you can choose courses like International Management Finance, Hotel Management, Tourism Management etc. These courses are famous in Switzerland. Apart from this, other courses like Economics, Law, Social Work, Accounting, Banking, Criminology, Architecture, Culture, Linguistics, Health Care, Mathematics, Media Business, Theology, Philosophy, Journalism, Psychology are available.

University Selection

Links of universities are given for your convenience:


Universities in Switzerland that have made it to the world rankings are:

  • ETH Zurich (13th)
  • Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (38th)
  • University of Zurich (90th)
  • University of Basel (94th)
  • University of Bern (113th)

In addition, there are many other universities in Switzerland. You can also choose your convenient university from among them.

Document Verification:

If your dream is to study in a Swiss university, then you have to prepare for it for about 1 year. All your marksheets, certificates, school and college certificates must be in English - and if they are not in English, they must be notarized and translated. Apart from this, language proficiency certificate, passport size certificate, photocopy of passport and reference will be required. In order to apply for a visa to Switzerland, you will need to provide original documents. But it will be returned after inquiry.

University Admission Application Process

In Switzerland, applications can be started twice a year, i.e. the summer session and the winter session. Applications are from the last week of October to mid-February for the winter session and from mid-March or April to mid-June or July for the summer session.

You have to apply for admission on time. Usually, universities in this country publish the application circular 6-8 months in advance. After seeing the notification you have to apply online. If you are successful, the university officials will inform you what to do next.

And if you want to apply for the scholarship then visit the link given below:


The Swiss Government Federal Commission for Scholarships offers scholarships to foreign students in various universities. But most of the scholarships are mainly for postgraduate students.

Finding Student Hostel or Accommodation

After reaching nature's paradise, you must apply to the police department with the necessary documents to complete the housing arrangement. In this case, if you have an acquaintance in this country, his address should be attached here.

Visa Application Process and Document Checklist

Since the Swiss Embassy is in Bangladesh, applying in Switzerland will bring you many benefits. Since you are not a European passport holder, you need to get a D-Visa. You can make this payment through the Swiss Embassy in Dhaka.

The following documents are required for visa application:

1. A photograph not older than 6 months is attached with the application form

2. Passport (including old ones, if any)

3. Photocopy of current passport (for each application form)

4. CV and motivation letter

5. All Academic Papers

6. Offer letter (verified by Swiss University)

7. Announcement that you will return to your country after completing your studies.

8. Affidavit by Sponsor

9. 12 months bank statement/certificate as source of income, income tax letter, surety security etc. and bank guarantee letter for proof in case of bank loan should be issued.

10. Proof of payment of tuition fee for at least 1 year

1 1 Confirmation letter in university language exam

12. Recent IELTS Test Certificate

Other documents may also be required, although this is highly unlikely.

Part Time Job and Living Expenses:

Apart from studying in Switzerland, you will get the opportunity to work 15 hours a week. You may also sometimes be allowed to work full time subject to conditions. But for the first 6 months you cannot do any work. After 6 months you can apply and get permission to work part time. You can apply with your CV to various job sites in Switzerland.

The cost of living in Switzerland is very high. To lead a normal life you need to count around Rs 80,000 to 1,00,000 annually.

Job opportunities and the possibility of permanent residency (PR) at the end of the course:

After studies, you get a chance to live permanently. You will get 6 months job search visa after completing your studies in Switzerland. And to get citizenship you have to live in Switzerland for 12 years. But there is hope that the current rules will change - a referendum has already been held in Switzerland. Swiss citizenship may be readily available in the future.

If you are interested to study in this country which is blessed with beautiful nature then you can apply. This country is very dear to everyone in the world for its happiness, peace and prosperity.

Warning: All the information given in the above article is confidential. The university admission process and embassy visa application process are constantly changing. Please keep an eye on the official website of the University and Embassy for updated information. If any information/data in the above article you find incorrect, please comment in the below comment box with reference/weblink of correct information. Thank you

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