ELIGIBILITY TO STUDY IN SWITZERLAND

The student must go through the process of passing the eligibility requirements in order to study abroad, as it is a significant commitment that takes a lot of time and demands a lot of prerequisites.

Switzerland has three official languages - French, German and Italian. Since it is a multilingual country, you might need to translate your documents into either of these three languages mentioned above for some universities. The Swiss Embassy assists you in this process by offering you translation services.

Eligibility criteria for study Bachelor's in Switzerland

Following are the eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study Bachelor's in Switzerland

Minimum Percentage requirements

Many universities in Switzerland require students to have a minimum of 60% to 65% in their earlier degree qualifications to be eligible to apply for Bachelor's. (Some universities are a bit flexible on these criteria.)

Academic documents & credentials

This includes your various mark sheets, transcripts, passing certificates & etc., from your secondary/high school or diploma.

English Proficiency test scores

International students are also required to provide proof of their English language competency, i.e., their TOEFL / IELTS / PTE / Duolingo scorecards.

Letter of Recommendations

Universities also require students to submit recommendation letters from their professors, school principal, and supervisors stating that you are well-performing and studious students who can do well in pursuing higher education abroad. Be careful and choose someone who knows you well.

Essays & Statement of Purpose

Universities also require students to write essays on different topics and their motivations to study abroad.

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Eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study Master's in Switzerland

Following are the eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study Master's in Switzerland

Minimum Percentage requirements

Many universities in New Zealand require students to have at least 65% to 75% in their earlier degree qualifications. (Some universities are a bit flexible on these criteria.)

Relevant academic background

Many universities and degree programs require students to have a relevant academic background to pursue the selected Master’s course. Some universities might also assign students additional credit courses or pre-requisites - for ones who do not possess relevant academic background.

Academic documents & credentials

This includes your various mark sheets, transcripts, passing certificates & etc., from your earlier educational qualifications.

University Entrance tests

International students are also required to provide proof of their English language competency, i.e., their TOEFL / IELTS / PTE scorecards.

English Proficiency test scores

Universities also require students to submit recommendation letters from their professors, supervisors, and employers stating that they are well-performing and studious students who can do well in pursuing higher education abroad. Be careful and choose someone who knows you well.

Entrance test scores

Universities also require the students to write about their motivations to study abroad, i.e., why they want to study that particular course in that particular university in that particular country & what things they have accomplished till now.

Work Experience Requirement

Many courses, such as courses related to fine arts, architecture etc., also require students to submit a portfolio.

Letter of Recommendations

Universities also require the students to write about their motivations to study abroad, i.e., why they want to study that particular course in that particular university in that particular country & what things they have accomplished till now.

Statement of Purpose

Many courses, such as courses related to fine arts, architecture etc., also require students to submit a portfolio.

Portfolio requirements

Many courses, such as courses related to fine arts, architecture etc., also require students to submit a portfolio.

Eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study MBA in Switzerland

Following are the eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study MBA in Switzerland

Relevant Work Experience

B-Schools in Switzerland require applicants to have at least 3 to 5 years of work experience. On average, the applicants possess 5 years of relevant work experience. People applying for Executive MBAs need to have at least 10-15 years of work experience.

Minimum Percentage requirements

Many universities in Switzerland require students to have a minimum of 65% in their earlier degree qualifications to be eligible to apply for an MBA. (Some universities are a bit flexible on these criteria.)

Academic documents & credentials

This includes your various mark sheets, transcripts, passing certificates, etc., from your earlier educational qualifications.

English Proficiency test scores

International students are also required to provide proof of their English language competency, i.e., their TOEFL / IELTS scorecards.

Entrance test scores

Switzerland universities also require students to give the GRE/GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)

Letter of Recommendations

Universities also require students to submit recommendation letters from their professors, supervisors, and employers stating that they are a well-performing and studious students and are professional & competent in the workplace. Be careful and choose someone who knows you well.

Essays & Statement of Purpose

Universities also require students to write essays on different topics and their motivations to study abroad.

Eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study PhD in Switzerland

Following are the eligibility criteria for International Students who want to study Ph.D. in Switzerland

Relevant academic & research experience

Universities for Ph.D. in Switzerland require the applicants to have a relevant academic background and research experience in the same field they want to pursue their Ph.D.

Research proposals & writing samples

Universities also require Ph.D. applicants to submit research proposals regarding all research they have done in the said field and what research they want to do. Many universities also provide students with a research topic, and students have to write a writing sample on the same.

Publications & Extra-Curriculars

To pursue a Ph.D. abroad, applicants also need publications in the same field. Applicants also need to be active in extracurricular activities, such as attending seminars, giving conferences etc.

Academic documents & credentials

This includes your various mark sheets, transcripts, passing certificates, etc., from your earlier educational qualifications.

English Proficiency test scores

International students are also required to provide proof of their English language competency, i.e., their TOEFL / IELTS scorecards.

Letter of Recommendations

Universities also require students to submit recommendation letters from their professors, supervisors, employers, and research guides stating that they are well-performing and studious students both academically and in research and professional & competent at the workplace. Be careful and choose someone who knows you well.

Statement of Purpose

Universities also require the students to write about their motivations to study abroad, i.e., why they want to study that particular course in that particular university in that particular country & what things they have accomplished till now.

Many universities in the Switzerland also require students to evaluate their mark sheets and transcripts from WES (World Education Services). They convert scores provided by Indian educational institutions to the American GPA calculations that are needed by the universities.

 

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