University of Neuchâtel

  • 4380 Students (800 int'l)
  • Public University
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
University of Neuchâtel or University de Neuchatel was found in 1838 in Switzerland. It is an idyllic setting for study and research in the heart of Europe. Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Law was added in 1866. And in 1873, the Faculty of Theology was introduced. University of Neuchâtel became University in 18 May 1909 by the decree of the Grand Council. About 4380 students study here with the supervision of 740 teaching staffs. At present there are 5 faculties: Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics and Business, Faculty of Theolog. The largest faculty is the Faculty of Humanities. It has more than 2000 students and 100 teaching staffs. 21% students of the university are from 100 different countries.

About University of Neuchâtel

Ideally situated halfway between Geneva and Zürich, in the centre of Europe, the University of Neuchâtel (UniNE) is the perfect place to follow a complete curriculum or undertake high-level research in a splendid location between mountain and lake. UniNE is not an enclosed campus : students and researchers alike live and work in the heart of the city in several different but nearby sites; this helps to establish a unique feeling of solidarity and exchange amongst students, in particular between beginners and more experienced ones.

Founded in 1838, the Academy of Neuchâtel was later renamed University in 1909. Nowadays it is composed of five faculties - the Humanities, Science, Law, Economics and Theology - within which more than 40 disciplines are taught.

A human-scaled institution, the University of Neuchatel offers an exceptional ratio of supervision and welcomes more than 4000 students from Switzerland and abroad (25% of the total) each year. UniNE offers Euro-compatible Bachelors and Masters Degrees for each of its educational programmes in innovative fields at the leading edge, in line with society´s current needs.

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