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Universität Bern

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Overview

Established in 1834, Universität Bern (University of Bern) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Universität Bern (UniBE) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Bern (UniBE) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 183 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UniBE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Université de Berne
Name University of Bern
Acronym UniBE
Founded 1834
Motto Knowledges creates value
Screenshot Universität Bern Screenshot

Location


Address Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern
3012 Bern
Switzerland
Population range 50,000-249,999
+41 (31) 631 3470
+41 (31) 631 8336

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Universität Bern's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universität Bern's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern 3012
+41 (31) 631 39 11

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universität Bern's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Universität Bern's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universität Bern as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • European University Association (EUA)


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