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Institution Recognition Details
Committee on Admission and Equivalency of swissuniversities - Swiss ENIC

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Recognition Details:

Committee on Admission and Equivalency of swissuniversities - Swiss ENIC

General admission criteria to bachelor level programmes at Swiss universities as compiled by the Committee on Admission and Equivalency of swissuniversities:

The Swiss universities include:

  • Universität Basel
  • Universität Bern
  • Universität Freiburg / Université de Fribourg
  • Université de Genève
  • Université de Lausanne
  • Universität Luzern
  • Université de Neuchâtel
  • Universität Zürich
  • Universität St. Gallen
  • USI - Università della Svizzera italiana
  • ETHZ - EidgenÓ§ssische Technische Hochschule Zürich
  • EPFL - École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne 

Recognised upper secondary school certificates:

• Cambridge AICE Diploma Advanced Level (AL) + Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS)

• Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subject + Cambridge Pre-U Short Course

• International Advanced Level + International GCSE:

…with the following general education subjects:

The last three years of schooling must include at least six different general education subjects in accordance with the following list:

1. First language (native language)

2. Second language

3. Mathematics

4. Natural sciences (biology, chemistry or physics)

5. Humanities and social sciences (geography, history or economics/law)

6. Elective (one subject from category 2, 4 or 5)

The  specific admission requirements for each of the 12 universities listed above can be found on our database. Information on specific admissions criteria for medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine will be provided by the university in question.

Please note: Students must be aware of the general admission criteria plus any specific admission requirements for their chosen institutions. The subject-specific, grade and language requirements vary depending upon the university and course.

Information on recognition of International AS & A Level and IGCSE can be found at https://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/topics/studying/admission-to-universities/international-advanced-level-international-gcse. These are the entry requirements which are valid for 2020-21. For university websites and contact information, please visit: https://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/topics/studying/recognised-or-accredited-swiss-higher-education-institutions

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