Institutional Requirements: β A signed printout of your application form β Two passport photos β Copy of identity document β Official academic transcript(s) from each university you attended β High school diploma or Bachelor's diploma β Language proficiency certificates (German/French/English) β CV β Evidence of payment of the application fee (100 β 150 CHF or 400 CHF for late applications) β Personal essay/Motivation letter . Additional documents for students who apply to a doctoral programme β A letter from an instructor of the faculty who is approved to direct doctoral dissertations, and who agrees to overlook your research β If you are in your final year at secondary school, you may apply based on your grades over the year, but you have to send copies of your final exam results. β All certificates and transcripts that are not in English, French, German or Italian must be translated into English or French by a certified translator.
Visa Requirements: β’ Application for long stay visa (visa D) β three forms, filled and signed β’ Four passport-size photographs β’ Passport β valid three months beyond the planned stay β’ Letter of acceptance issued by a Swiss university β’ Proof of payment of the registration and tuition fees β original and copy β’ Proof of sufficient financial coverage of living costs in Switzerland for the duration of schooling. β’ Scholarship/Loan proof β’ CV β’ Letter of motivation β’ Commitment to leave Switzerland on completion of studies
Pre-departure Checklist Important things to ensure before leaving for Australia: β Book airline tickets β Purchase travel and health insurance β Arrangement of accommodation on arrival to Australia β Arrangement of transport to home in Australia from the airport β Check baggage and customs policy Documents that you must have on you before leaving for the airport: β Passport β Airline tickets β Insurance certificates β Letter of Acceptance (the one sent by the university or college) β Key addresses and phone numbers β The bank statement evidencing the required funds β Prescriptions for any medication you might be carrying β Cash or travelerβs cheques β Medical and immunization records β Past certificates and transcripts evidencing previous education
Educational Requirements: β’ For the pre-Masters courses, typical entry requirements are at least 3 years of higher education β’ UKVI IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in all skills). β’ If you do not meet the English language entry level but have at let UKVI IELTS 4.5 (minimum 4.0 in all skills) you can do a course that includes extended English and skills (EES). Language requirements for Swiss university application Switzerland has three official languages (German, French and Italian) and the language of instruction depends on the university. In addition, most universities also offer a wide range of programmes taught in English. Most international students apply for either English, French or German taught degrees. Accepted evidence of proficiency for each language are: β German: DSH, TestDaF, OSD, telc and others β French: DELF or DALF β English: IELTS, TOEFL