Population 8 Million (UN 2018)
Capital Bern
Largest city Zรผrich
National language German, French, Italian, Romansh
Major religion Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
Export goods Machinery, Chemicals, Metals, Watches, Agricultural Products
Import goods Machinery, Chemicals, Vehicles, Metals, Agricultural Products, Textiles
Main industries Machinery, Chemicals, Watches, Textiles, Precision, Instruments, Tourism, Banking, Insurance, Pharmaceuticals
Life expectancy 81.3 Years (men), 85.3 Years (women)
Currency Swiss franc (CHF)
Area 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi)
International dialing code +41

Why study in Switzerland?

Switzerland is well-known throughout Europe for the high reputation of its universities and teachers, and surveyed students agree with this view. Reviewers are happy with the top-quality universities and facilities that generally exceed their needs. They are also pleased with the compact class sizes, practical courses and diverse research opportunities. Overall, students are more satisfied with the academics in Switzerland than on average in Europe. Because universities in Switzerland are highly regarded around the world, students are confident the opportunity to study in Switzerland will play an important role in their future careers.

Following are the degrees and courses Switzerland universities are known for:

  • Swiss Language
  • Hospitality Management
  • Culinary Arts

Cesar Ritz Colleges


Culinary Arts Academy


Hotel Institute Montreux


IHTTI Neuchatel


Swiss Hotel Management School


Swiss Education Academy


Time of Switzerland