The University of Neuchatel

A stimulating environment of study and research in Switzerland

The University of Neuchatel (UniNE) is an internationally recognised institution as well as a university on a human scale. With almost 4300 students from Switzerland and beyond (nearly 20% of students from abroad), it provides high quality teaching and support. Bachelor and Master degrees are compatible with most other European universities and are in line with society’s expectations in a variety of innovative and cutting-edge fields.

Halfway between Geneva and Zürich, in the middle of Europe, the UniNE is a perfect place for those who wish to study or to undertake high-level research in a magnificent environment, near lake and mountains. In Neuchâtel, students‘ and researchers‘ activities take place throughout the city, in various but nearby places. This ensures close contact and mutual help, in particular between beginners and advanced students.

Key facts and figures

4284 students
60% of them female
612 doctoral candidates
over 45% from outside Switzerland
780 staff members (FTE equivalent)
of whom almost 70% are teachers
1052 degrees
awarded in November 2016