University of Bern / ベルン大学 / Universität Bern

Bern

 

Bern

Number of students  4 (including number of student spots slided from AY2020 : 1)*Updated November 9, 2020
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September - June (fall semester September - January; spring semester February - June)
Location Hochschulstrasse 4, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
University profile 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 professional career. 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 17,500 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.
www.ksl-vv.unibe.ch
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) N/A
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG)

Students who wish to take classes in German: B2 (CEFR)
Students who wisht to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5 (For courses at the English Department a level of C1 is required.)

Minimum language proficiency (G) Students who wish to take classes in German: B2 (CEFR)
Students who wisht to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5 (For courses at the English Department a level of C1 is required.)
Academic calendar AUTUMN SEMESTER:
 Classes begin: September
 Classes end: December (Exams may take place afterwards, i.e. January, no fixed exam period)

 SPRING SEMESTER:
 Classes begin: February
 Classes end: June (Exams may take place afterwards, i.e. June, no fixed exam period)
Important university website for exchange students www.incoming.unibe.ch
Scholarship information ------
Dormitory information The student residence halls offer a limited number of reasonably priced rooms for exchange students.
http://www.vbsl.ch