List of universities in Switzerland

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This article lists universities in Switzerland.

Official higher education institution[edit]

According with the Swiss law on publicly financed universities and the body CRUS,[1] there are 12 general higher education institutions in Switzerland (10 cantonal universities and two federal institutes of technology plus a number of specialized universities), e.g., Universities of Applied Sciences:

Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen according to the law FHSG)[edit]

Fine arts universities[edit]

Pedagogical universities (diplomae regognized by EDK)[edit]

Institutions accredited by the Swiss University Conference (SUK)[edit]

Other institutions of higher education[edit]

The Swiss university law considers as institutions of higher education according to articles 3 and 12 further:

List of private colleges[edit]

N.B: Some private universities and schools do not have accreditation and their degrees can not be recognized, for more information you need to ask the official department of education in your countries.

International rankings[edit]

According to the THE–QS World University Rankings:

ETH Zurich (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)10212442242018181312
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne323464117504232352919
University of Geneva (Université de Genève)NR8839105687271697471
University of Zurich (Universität Zürich)NR85109140106921011069078
University of Basel (Universität Basel)NR12775114131108137151121110
University of Lausanne (Université de Lausanne)NR13389NR161168152136115111
University of Bern (Universität Bern)NRNR178NR192193162143149154
University of St. Gallen (Universität St. Gallen)NR150NRNRNRNRNRNR393411-420

NR = no ranking or ranking outside top 200.

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The list features the following Swiss universities:


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Higher Education in Switzerland, by CRUS
  2. ^ "Akkreditierte Institutionen und Studiengänge (German)". Swiss University Conference Website. Swiss University Conference. Retrieved 2013-09-17. 
  3. ^ [1]

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