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Northwestern and Switzerland

Northwestern and Switzerland

From research collaborations to study abroad exchanges and dual degree programs, Northwestern offerings are broad and plentiful in Switzerland.


Northwestern University offers its students and faculty various exchange opportunities in Switzerland. Our partnerships in Switzerland take different forms including study abroad, language programs and professional development.

Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
ETH Zürich
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
University of St. Gallen: Business School  
University of Zurich - Faculty of Law


  • 6 Undergraduate students in Switzerland
Northwestern students in Switzerland include 5 undergraduate students on a Northwestern exchange program and 1 undergraduate student on an affiliated program.
  • 4 students from Switzerland at Northwestern:
  • 1 Masters
  • 3 Doctorate
For historical data, visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.


~550Northwestern alumni are based in Switzerland.

The NU Club of Switzerland  offers social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Switzerland. Other ways to get or stay involved can be found here.

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Due to the irregularities in student mobility because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this webpage contains data from the 2018-2019 academic year. All other information is up-to-date as of November 2020. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.