University of Bern ／ ベルン大学 ／ Universität Bern
|Number of students||
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program|
|Period of study||September 2017 - June 2018|
|Location||Hochschulstrasse 4, 3012 Bern, Switzerland|
The University of Bern is a public institution. As a comprehensive university, more than
1,500 teaching staff at eight faculties prepare students for their future academic or
The historic roots of the University of Bern go back to 1528.
Today, most of the 160 institutes are located within walking distance of the historic main building.
The infrastructure is of very high quality and, thanks to its relatively small size of about
17,000 students, the ambience is friendly and personal.
Many sport and leisure time faculties are available in the near surroundings.
On top of this, a rich sightseeing and social programme is organised for all international students throughout the semester.
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||
Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Human Sciences, and Faculty of Sciences.
Most courses for bachelor students are taught in German. A far larger range of courses is available in English at master's level.
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||Medicine and Veterinary medicine|
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||The same fields as described above for undergraduate programs|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||The same fields as described above for undergraduate programs|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||None|
|Minimum GPA (G)||Same as above.|
|Minimum language proficiency (UG)||German and/or English B2 CEFR (depending on the courses the students want to attend)|
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||German and/or English B2 CEFR (depending on the courses the students want to attend)|
2016 AUTUMN SEMESTER:
Classes begin: September 19, 2016
Classes end: December 23, 2016 (Exams may take place afterwards, no fixed exam period)
2017 SPRING SEMESTER:
Classes begin: February 20, 2017
Classes end: June 2, 2017 (Exams may take place afterwards, no fixed exam period)
|Important university website for exchange students||www.incoming.unibe.ch|
TThe student residence halls offer a limited number of reasonably priced rooms for exchange students.