Switzerland has some of the most reputable universities in the world and constantly ranked within the top 30 of The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. Switzerland was a very impressive return for a country which has a population of 8.3 million, which is less than that of London. Students are consistently happy with the high-quality facilities throughout the country’s institutions, and are usually pleased with the level of teaching on their courses.
Why Study In Switzerland
Switzerland is considered a great place to receive higher education in Europe. In the Study Portals International Student Satisfaction Awards 2014 more than 7,000 students reviewed their international study experience with the help of the world’s largest database of international student experiences.
LanguagesIt's a biggest perk of studying in Switzerland is that you are exposed to many different accents. Did you know that Switzerland has three official languages (German, French, and Italian) and did you know that there is a possibility for you to study in all three official languages? Although English is not one of the main languages in the country, the majority of universities offer master’s degree programs in English.
High Quality Education
Switzerland has always placed a high value on the delivery of good-quality education and boasts a great many higher education opportunities. Switzerland ranks among the top countries in the field of education, especially in science and technology. The iconic Swiss Alps, cow-dotted pastures and serene blue lakes offer a breathtaking scenic backdrop for academic life. Many higher education institutions are tucked into or near the Alps themselves for easy access to a wondrous view.
Living In Switzerland
Switzerland is one of the happiest countries on Earth. Most of its cities are culturally very rich. Students can visit many amazing landscapes, mountains and meadows which foreigner spend thousands of dollars to see. This is a definite additional perk for international students here. Switzerland is right in the middle of Germany, France and Italy. There is only few hours distance with these countries.
- Switzerland is without a doubt a beautiful country and one of the best tourist destinations. Every year thousands of tourists visit this country from around the world.
- The Swiss culture puts a great focus on people’s well-being as well as exploring the natural beauties. In winter, many go skiing almost every weekend while in summer families and groups explore the endless mountain paths for hiking.
- Switzerland actively supports the development of the people living here through numerous social programs and language activities. Every city organizes parades, carnivals, marathons, city-days, concerts, etc. and artists from all over the world are present to these celebrations.
- Very flexible employers is one huge benefit of Switzerland. Flexible when it comes to working part-time, working from home, taking long lunch breaks when required.