Facts and Figures


Key facts

Annual budget
CHF 141,8 millions

4284 students
60% of them female
612 doctoral candidates
over 45% from outside Switzerland
782 staff members (FTE equivalent)
1052 degrees
awarded in November 2016



Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education

UniNE in the Top 20 of the World's Best Small Universities.

UniNE ranks 37th on the 200 world's most international universities in Times Higher Education-Ranking.

Students' distribution among faculties

  • Faculty of Humanities (FLSH) : 2021
  • Faculty of Science (FS) : 954
  • Faculty of Law (FD) : 800
  • Faculty of Economics and Business (FSE) : 497
  • Others : 12 

Origin of the students

With 22% of students coming from abroad (approximately a 100 nationalities), the University of Neuchatel is one of the most international universities in Switzerland.

Furthermore the University is well known nationally for its education and training: around 45% of students are from other Swiss cantons.