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Why Essex?

With students from 140 countries, Essex is the world in one place. We're top 20 for the most international student community in the THE World University Rankings 2018. 

Visits to your country

Unfortunately we have no visits planned to your country in the near future. Please don't hesitate to contact your country contact listed below if you have any questions.

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
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