If you’re interested to expand your cultural experiences and your educational background, you might want to consider moving to Switzerland. There are around 12 universities in Switzerland and a few other applied sciences research Universities, who are supported by the government and whose local fees are fairly low.
One of them is Franklin University, the only interdisciplinary liberal arts university in Switzerland that combines the best of both U.S. and Swiss education. Two of the programs they offer are:
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Switzerland has 4 national languages – Swiss German, French, Italian and Romansch – English language is common on Master´s level programs, the number of courses available at an undergraduate level in English in slowly growing, however, mostly at University of applied sciences. Swiss is an amazing country, as a fan and connoisseur, having travel myself quite a few times to the chocolate capital I can say, its diversity and beautiful landscapes, trapped me. I fell in love with energy of its people and their tidiness on almost everything they do.
The cost of living in Switzerland is high, Zurich was named one of the most expensive cities in the world. However, some institutions will grant scholarships for foreign students – make sure to check the local Swiss Embassy website for more detailed information. Many Universities in Switzerland has been categorized as the best in the world, proving that education wise they are really prepared to give their students the full experience.
Switzerland provides a variety of study options, many of them highly focused on research, make sure to read all the information necessary prior to applying as the tuition fees often change and the variety of programmes is wide.
You should be aware that if you are a non – EU student you must apply for a Switzerland visa.
Here are some useful links for non-EU students
- U.S. students applying for Swiss visa
- Canadian students applying for Swiss visa
- Iranian students applying for Swiss visa
- Emirati students applying for Swiss visa
- Students from Egypt applying for Swiss visa
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Last note: be aware that in order to being able to apply, many students have to go through a screening process where a few qualifications might be required, depending on the programme and the School. There are plenty of choices you can pick to study, but you should be aware of the qualifications that are and aren’t recognized in Switzerland. If a credential or qualification is not recognised, you will have to pass the full Swiss maturity exam. If your program is in English you might need to bring your IELTS or TOEFL scores.
Make Switzerland your next destination, not only they have the best quality of life but Europe’s most prestigious higher education systems.