Schools and universities

There are several high-profile universities in Switzerland that are known throughout the world. They usually encourage immigration, as they are always looking for new talents to make their schools better. Traditionally, the Swiss education system has a strong public school: from gradeschool to college and beyond, as a Swiss citizen you may benefit from free schooling.

[Updated October 20, 2014: we were told some links were broken, we fixed them today. Thank you for your patience]


Here are the major universities you may find in Switzerland. We will keep adding to this list when our volunteers are available, please keep in mind that some do not have an English website.

Private schools

While schools are mostly public in Switzerland, there are also several high-quality private institutions in the country that may fit your needs. We will try to add to this list as often as possible.

Practical information

Useful links

Switzerland services : working and studying