Students at Swiss higher education institutions 2013: Analysis report – 17% higher education students from abroad
Neuchâtel - The proportion of international students at Swiss higher education institutions is 17%. With 19%, the universities show a higher percentage than the universities of applied science (14%) and the universities of teacher education (7%). The majority of these students come from neighbouring countries and are more dependent on financial support from their families than domestic students. The Federal Statistical Office's new publication examines these and many other issues.
This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below)