Universität Bern

Universität Bern Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 287

University Overview

Universität Bern (University of Bern) was founded in 1834 and is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the tiny city of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Universität Bern (UniBE) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland). In a variety of fields of study, Universität Bern (UniBE) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 186-year-old Swiss university maintains a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UniBE also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universität Bern Ranking

University Identity

Name Universität Bern
Acronym UniBE
Founded 1834
Motto Knowledges creates value

University Location

Address Hochschulstrasse 4 Bern 3012 Bern Switzerland
Tel +41 (31) 631 3470
Fax +41 (31) 631 8336

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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