Visa and Residence Permit
If you are not a citizen of the European Union, you may need a visa to enter Switzerland. A residence permit is required for all students.
Visa - Non-European students
If you are not a citizen of the European Union, check the following site to find out if you need a visa to enter Switzerland: http://www.etrangers.ch
If this is the case, contact the International Affairs Office to request a letter of acceptance and contact the Swiss embassy in your country quickly to begin the visa application process. It can take up to 4 months to obtain a visa
Residence permit - European and non-European students
A residence permit is required for all European and non-European students living in Switzerland.
Information regarding the procedure for acquiring a residence permit will be given at the International Affairs Office Welcome Session.