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Université de Berne

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Established in 1834, the Universität Bern (University of Bern) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Universität Bern (UniBE) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Universität Bern (UniBE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 189-year-old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Université de Berne's Control Typepublic


Université de Berne's Entity Typenon-profit


Université de Berne' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Université de Berne's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin)
Name Universität Bern
Name (English) University of Bern
Acronym UniBE
Founded 1834
Motto Knowledges creates value

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Address Hochschulstrasse 4
3012 Bern
Université de Berne Phone Number +41 (31) 631 3470
Université de Berne Fax Number +41 (31) 631 8336

Université de Berne's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Université de Berne's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Université de Berne's academic range and degree level offering.

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Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Université de Berne's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Université de Berne.

Université de Berne: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Info


Initiating the admission process is the initial stride toward attaining students' academic and career aspirations, granting access to the numerous opportunities and resources provided by a university. Check out our Introduction to University Admissions article for further insights.

Admission information

uniRank publishes below some basic Université de Berne's admission information.

Université de Berne's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Université de Berne's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Université de Berne a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Université de Berne's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Université de Berne's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Bern has more than 1900 international students.

Université de Berne's Admission Office Admission Office

Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern 3012
(31) 631 39 11

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Size and Profile


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Université de Berne.

Université de Berne's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Université de Berne has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Université de Berne's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Université de Berne's Control Type Control Type

Université de Berne is a public higher education institution.

Université de Berne's Entity Type Entity Type

Université de Berne is a non-profit higher education institution.

Université de Berne's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Université de Berne's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Université de Berne does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Université de Berne's main facilities:

Université de Berne's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Université de Berne's Library

Université de Berne's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Université de Berne's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Université de Berne's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Université de Berne's main services:

Université de Berne's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Université de Berne's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Université de Berne's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Université de Berne's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Université de Berne's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

Université de Berne's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Université de Berne is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitšt Bern 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Divisions

uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universitšt Bern 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media


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Social Media

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Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 20 September 2023

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