Universität Bern

country rank  5
world rank  465

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University Overview

Established in 1834, Universität Bern (University of Bern) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Bern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Universität Bern (UniBE) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Bern (UniBE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 186 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Université de Berne
Name University of Bern
Acronym UniBE
Founded 1834
Motto Knowledges creates value

University Location

Address Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3012 Bern
T +41 (31) 631 3470
F +41 (31) 631 8336

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
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
+41 (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 Go to Universität Bern's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020