Pursuing University Education

If you’re looking to go back to school for higher education at University (Bachelors/Masters degree/PhD) here in Switzerland, there are some great resources you’ll want to check out:

  • Swiss University:  This website is a goldmine with information ranging from how to apply to schools to how to find jobs to what visas you will need to swiss political history. 
  • CRUS.Ch: Here are a list of education degrees (mostly Master Degrees) throughout Switzerland that are taught entirely in English.

Tip: If your previous University degrees aren’t from Switzerland, you’ll want to get them evaluated and certified in Switzerland. University degree requirements can vary significantly from country to country. It is helpful get your degree(s) certified as equivalent to a Swiss degree so Swiss authorities know what level you’ve already completed and at  which level you are eligible to move forward.

  • There are several agencies in Switzerland that are responsible for the recognition of foreign qualifications. It is the qualification itself that determines which agency to contact. Start with this websiteto see who regulates your degree.
  • Rektorenkonferenz der Schweizer Universitäten (CRUS) is an organization that can review your non-regulated academic records and compare them to an equivalent degree program in Switzerland, provided your study is in a non-regulated profession. Please visit their FAQ page for any further questions or visit their contact page to speak with a representative.