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Why Study in Switzerland

Home to majestic snow-capped mountains; Switzerland is one of the coolest destinations of choice when desiring to study abroad. Loved for its delightful cuisine, state-of-the-art financial systems, and world-renowned chocolates, the country is also home to some of the world’s best educational institutions.

More than 50,000 international students (more than 20% of the country’s total student population) choose Switzerland for overseas education.

Here are some of the benefits of studying in Switzerland:

  1. High quality of life and a booming job market
  2. One of the best places to live in the world
  3. Offers a wide range of study programs
  4. Affordable tuition fees.
  5. A country with the least unemployment rate and best health care facilities
Switzerland Education Consultants in Bangalore

Avantez Global Consulting Services foreign education consultants in Bangalore has 12+ years of experience in assisting students for abroad studies in Switzerland. We have a strong network of partners, including universities, colleges, and co-educational schools.

Our expert counsellors provide independent and unbiased advice to help students make the best decision for their future. We will make sure you land admission to the university of your choice with our guidance. Experience what Maven has to offer!

Switzerland Education System

Switzerland’s education system ranks as the best in the world and ranks third overall in the entire human capital report. The education system in Switzerland follows the Bologna Process and the years at university are divided into three different cycles. These cycles are what we know as Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctorate degrees.

Indian students who wish to study in Switzerland can choose between private and public universities. Universities offer high levels of education across the cycles in various different fields. Switzerland is home to the esteemed Higher Education Institutions of Arts and Music.

Students can select courses such as Economics, Sciences, and Humanities from an extensive list of courses offered. Universities are ranked accordingly and students are guaranteed excellent education taught with advanced technologies.

Top 5 Universities in Switzerland

Switzerland is known for its world-class education and technology. The country is friendly towards international students and offers Indian students internationally recognized degrees. While all universities offer high-quality education, the top 5 universities in Switzerland are:

  1.   Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
  2.   École Polytechnique Fédérale of Lausanne
  3.   University of Zurich
  4.   University of Geneva
  5.   University of Bern
Cost of Studying in Switzerland 

The cost of quality education comes at a high price but is worth every cent. Indian and/or international students who desire to pursue higher education in Switzerland can expect to pay higher fees than local students.

This applies to every country, India inclusive. Indian students can expect to pay between 400 Euros and 3800 Euros per year for a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Indian students who choose to pursue a Ph.D.in Switzerland can expect to pay between 500 Euros and 1000 Euros per year.

These costs are estimates and will vary according to the ranking of the university you are accepted at. These costs are also exclusive of living costs. Living costs will depend on the lifestyle that you choose.

Speaking to an expert study in Switzerland consultant at Avantez Consulting Services will help you better understand Switzerland’s student lifestyle.

Switzerland Study Visa Requirements

Indian students must be in possession of a valid passport to apply for a visa to study in Switzerland. The first step in acquiring a study visa is to receive an acceptance letter from a university in Switzerland. Once you receive that letter, along with a list of other essential documents, you may apply for a student visa.

Indian students can receive professional visa application guidance from our dedicated Study in Switzerland consultants. There is no requirement to prove your English speaking abilities when applying for a visa. However, you will need to provide English proficiency test results to the university as part of your application process. Once all your documents have been processed, you can hear from the Switzerland visa services within 10 weeks.

Scholarships to Study in Switzerland

Indian students can qualify for scholarships to study abroad in Switzerland. Students can contact the Switzerland embassy or commission in India and inquire about scholarships. 

A popular scholarship offered by the Switzerland government is the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists.

While there are several international scholarship scams online, we highly recommend that you meet with one of our professionally trained abroad education consultants in Bangalore. With the right advice and the right information, you can be steered in your desired direction.