Admission to a Master’s Program with a Degree from a University of Applied Sciences or Teacher Education

Bachelor’s Diploma from a Swiss University of Applied Sciences or Teacher Education

For admission to a consecutive or specialized Master’s degree program you must have earned your Bachelor’s degree with an overall grade of at least 5 (unrounded) in accordance with the Swiss grading system.

For admission to the Master’s program in education at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Please also read the information on admission requirements for the Master’s program in education (German only).

Bachelor’s Diploma from a University of Applied Sciences or Teacher Education in a Signatory State to the Lisbon Convention

Admission to a consecutive or specialized Master's degree program requires a Bachelor’s diploma from an institution officially recognized by a signatory state to the Lisbon Convention as a university of applied sciences, a university of teacher education, or another higher education institution without the right to confer a PhD.

The Bachelor's degree must have been earned with an overall grade of at least 5 (unrounded) in accordance with the Swiss grading system. The Swiss grading system runs from 1 (minimum) to 6 (maximum), with 4 the lowest passing grade. As a rule, grades are converted into the Swiss grading system in accordance with the following formula:

Conversion Formula
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Conversion Formula

The diploma must grant entitlement in the relevant country to undertake a consecutive Master’s program at a state-accredited university