Studying in the Swiss federation (Official name of Switzerland) is quite interesting and rewarding for international student, being one of the richest and economically viable countries in Europe. Though having its official language as German, French, and Italian, students can also choose to study in English. This is due to the fact that as at 2009, over 21% of the students studying in Switzerland are international students based in English language.
Switzerland has been for years reputed as being neutral, and as well as being the home reputable organization like the Red Cross, Olympic committee and World Economic forum etc. Though not a member of the European Union, Switzerland is a signee to the Schengen agreement enabling students to visit other European states without having to apply for visa.
The following documents shall be demanded from intending students wishing to study in any University and college in Switzerland.
- A filled application form for any study course which can be done online
- A well sized passport photograph taking within the last three months
- A secondary school leaving certificate for those pursuing an undergraduate program, a notarized copy of bachelor degree certificate for those going for a Master’s degree. A copy of master’s diploma shall be required for those who wish to pursue a doctoral (PhD) program
Students are advised to visit the website of the school they intend to study to find out other relevant documents.
When application closes
Switzerland educational programs run for two semesters which are;
- Fall semester
- Spring semester
The best time for international students to start application is spring semester. This will afford the university/college time to process your admission for the next academic session.[adsenseyu1]