All your growing up years in the movies you saw the scenic landscapes and the serene white snow, wondering with conviction that yes “I want to visit this country”!
It’s none other than our Switzerland. Home to world’s most beautiful mountains, lakes and Mecca for ski enthusiast, the country has emerged out as global study center as well. The magnificent state of the art architecture showcased in the grand historic castles with major urban centers in backdrop is a treat to watch for every travel bug bitten.
The country is well known for its cutting-edge technology and advanced research facilities setting a perfect example of rural appeal in combination with urban sophistication. The capital city of Zurich has much to offer from pleasant riversides, cultural and musical events, and perfect warm summers to the best in class academic system across the globe.
The cost of studying in Switzerland varies with your choice of the university but still its largely fixed as the annual tuition fee for an international student can be anywhere between EUR 650 to EUR 1000 but you can always find expensive institutions that might make you rethink on your decision to go for Switzerland way of education.
That is why we bring you a closer look at some of the brilliant scholarships for studying in Switzerland:
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign scholars and Artists:
The Erasmus Mundus scholarships, sponsored by European Commission
ETH Excellence Scholarships
UNIL Master’s Grants
EPFL Excellence Fellowships
The Graduate Institute Scholarships
University of Geneva Excellence Mater Fellowships
You will find a total of 8 universities in Switzerland that have consistently been featuring in the QS World University Rankings in top 200.
Did you know that the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology records 15000 students coming from 120 different nationalities across the world?
Switzerland offers four native languages of French, German, Italian and Romansh that will give a sweet taste to your linguist palette.
A fun fact: Students in Switzerland are eligible for a year-long ski pass to the world’s best slopes.
It is noteworthy to know that Switzerland lies in the group of OECD countries with its educational institutions being largely publicly funded and generates highest number of registered patents. No wonder that the country holds maximum per capita rate of Noble Prizes winnings!
CERN reflects the pinnacle of its academic excellence!
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