Oldest Universities in Switzerland

Introduction

What are the oldest Universities in Switzerland? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a list of 23 Swiss Universities ordered by year of establishment and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate Swiss higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to highlight which Swiss Universities have the longest history and tradition and how this correlates to their uniRank University Ranking.

Oldest Universities in Switzerland

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