Incoming students


  • Immigration
    • For information on residence permits and study visas please go to the following page .
    • Non European Community/AELE residents will be asked to make a deposit of CHF 18'000 in a Swiss bank account at any bank located in Switzerland.
    • Should the Service des migrations (Neuchâtel migration service) not grant you a residence/student permit you will not be enrolled at the University of Neuchâtel.


  • Lodging
  • Healthcare

    Healthcare is mandatory in Switzerland. There are two options: 

    • Insure yourself in your home country, if applicable.

    Download the corresponding form.
    Check with your healthcare insurance.

    • Buy insurance as soon as your arrive at the University of Neuchâtel.

    For assistance, go to the Student Services' Office.
    Address: Av. du 1er Mars 26, 2000 Neuchâtel
    Opening hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am - 11 am and 2:pm - 5 pm. No appointment needed.

    Information on healthcare (assurance-maladie).

  • Neuchâtel

    Neuchâtel is located 120 km from Geneva and 150 km from Zurich, travel time by train from Geneva airport is 1h20 and 1h30 from Zurich airport.

    Located on the western side of the lake of Neuchâtel, the biggest Swiss lake, the region is know all over the world for its watch industry http://www.neuchateltourisme.ch/.

    Sports at the University.

    Photo gallery. 

You will find a lot of important information on the web pages of the Faculty of sciences (FS), specially pages under tab "students" (way of registration for course and exam with Academia, Moodle, Pidho (courses schedule), Calendars, Faculty regulations, etc):


The footer of every UniNE page shows you all the most important links

NB: Academia and Moodle are separated, you have to register in both.

Moodle is a plateform between students and professors. After registration at a course, you'll have access to informations and documents given by the .professor. You'll also find the link to access at the online course.

- Academia is for administrative (mandatory) registration for courses and then for exams.

  • In Academia, you have two modules :
    1. For Registration of Courses :
    You must register to courses to be allowed to register for exams

    2. For Registration of Exams/Evaluations.
    - CA (Continuous assessment) : Once registerd at the course, you are automatically registered for the evaluation of CA which is mandatory at the end of semester
    ​- To retake the evaluation, you have to register at the exam session desired and contact the professor to find a date with him.

    - Written 2h (during any session of exams) : You have to register in Academia, but you can choose at which exams session you want to register.

All the calendars

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