Why should I study in Switzerland?
Switzerland is one of the world’s leading investors in education. The cost of tuition is comparable to the US, and there is a wide variety of programs to choose from. The quality of education is renowned, and the environment is conducive to research. Switzerland offers an international study experience like no other. More than 50,000 international students, more than 20 percent of the country’s total student population, choose to study in Switzerland for these reasons and more.
- There are many scholarship opportunities for international students
- Swiss Universities are generously supported by the government fees for national are law.
- Switzerland has a high-quality system of education that is relatively accessible to international students.
- It had the highest-ranked university in continental Europe in 2014-15. ETH Zurich (The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) is ranked 12th.
- Students from outside Switzerland normally have the right to work 15 hours a week, as long as it doesn’t disrupt their studies. However, the workload of postgraduate programs restricts work activity.
Switzerland is the most competitive economy in the World. Switzerland has a modern market economy in which goods and services are determined in a free price system. Switzerland is a member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). It is not part of the European Union, North European Economic Area. Switzerland’s economy is based on highly skilled workers _ in specialist areas such as micro technology, hi-tech, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and banking and insurance. GDP Annual growth rate in Switzerland averaged 1.75 percent from 1981 until 2015.
Environment & living standard
There is no excessive heat, cold, or humidity in Switzerland. In the north, the climate is moderate, with cold winters and warm summer temperatures drop in the mountainous east. Unfortunately, Switzerland is a costly country. The cost of living in Switzerland is higher than in any other European country. The Swiss Franc (CHF) is the national currency. Swiss Culture is characterized by diversity which is reflected in a wide range of traditional customs.