Why Essex?

With students from over 130 different countries, Essex is the world in one place. We're ranked 21st overall in Times Higher Education’s list of the top 200 most international universities in the world.

Visits to your country


3 February 2018 - British Council Exhibition, Geneva

Entry requirements


Most of our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses will consider a 5.0 overall average from Certificat de Maturite. 
The majority of our Postgraduate Taught Masters will consider applicants with 4.25 from a Swiss Bachelor degree.
Some courses have higher entry requirements as well as other admissions criteria. Please see individual courses for more information or email our admissions team admit@essex.ac.uk
We also have a range of Foundation Programmes available if you do not meet these grades. Please visit our Pathways Department for details about our undergraduate degrees with a foundation year and the University of Essex International College for other undergraduate and postgraduate pathways.


Get in touch
Caroline Halling Switzerland country contact
Telephone: +44 (0) 1206 874828