With its beautiful landscape, good infrastructure and amiable culture, Switzerland has been a recent addition to the list of countries that students look to when they plan to go abroad for studies. Switzerland with its diversity in heritage, its food, chocolates, cheese and of course the Alps ranks among the most travelled countries in Europe. Mostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes, wonderful life experiences are part of the student life in Switzerland.
As part of their long term strategy to improve economic growth and wealth standards, Switzerland has considered Education Quality of prime importance. This approach has resulted in Swiss institutions considering research and knowledge on top of their agenda, to achieve true power. Moreover these institutions foster innovation, research and business astuteness which can be seen in the very high number of registered patents and Nobel Prizes won. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research is just one among the many symbolic icons of achievements in Switzerland.
The high cost of living and classes that demand consistent high performances may hinder some aspirants from choosing Switzerland as their choice for study abroad options. Nevertheless Switzerland is most well-known for its Master’s degrees in Business, Administration, Engineering, Hospitality, Life Sciences and Economics. Subjects to choose from is a wide range that includes Economics, Engineering, Computer Sciences, Banking and Finance, Physical Sciences, International Business and Affairs.
International students are allowed a 6-month stay back option to seek employment within the outlined time-frame.