Best Universities in Switzerland

Switzerland has 12 recognised traditional universities (10 cantonal universities and 2 federal institutes of technology).

A total of three institutions from Switzerland made it to the THES 2008 Top 200 Universities:

National Rank, World Rank, Name
  1. 24 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
  2. 50= Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de LAUSANNE
  3. 68 Univ of Geneva
IMD - Switzerland is ranked first globally in the World Top 100 MBA programs by Economist Intelligence Unit .

According to the THES Top 50 Universities in the International Staff indicator, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne was ranked 4th in the world, followed by ETH Zurich (8th), U of Zurich (=15th), U of Geneva (=15th), U of St Gallen (24th), and U of BERN (39th).

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich was ranked 1st nationally and 38th in the world by the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2008.

According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009, ETHZ is ranked 1st in the nation and 24th in the world, followed by University of Zurich (53rd globally), and University of Basel (87th).

According to the Leiden Ranking 2007 Top European Universities, six institutions in Switzerland made it to the Top 50 list.

National Rank, Europe Rank, Name
  1. 3 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ
  2. 4 Lausanne Univ
  3. 5 Geneva Univ
  4. 10 Basel Univ
  5. 17 Zurich Univ
  6. 28 Berne Univ
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