About unibe

University of Bern (unibe) — public non-profit university. It is located in Bern, Switzerland. The higher education institution started its history in the 16th century and right now is one of the oldest in the country. unibe is a part of European University Association (EUA).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-120.

unibe offers master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.

Bern, Switzerland
Establishment year
International students
Rating QS 2023

unibe tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at unibe is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at unibe is the same for locals and foreigners — from 401 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Bachelorcitizens and foreigners
1,630 USD/year
1,496 USD/year
1,511 USD/year
Doctoratecitizens and foreigners
401 USD/year

Bachelor degree at unibe

You cannot enter a Swedish university immediately after the 11th grade. Before admission, foreign students must study for 2 years at a university in their native country.

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Master's degree at unibe

In order to enroll at unibe for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 92. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.


unibe campus

The city campus of unibe provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Bern has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. unibe regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

A job seeker visa allows graduates to stay in the country for up to 6 months. Graduates of unibe are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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