20 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Switzerland

Below is the list of best universities in Switzerland ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 1.68M citations received by 53.4K academic papers made by 20 universities in Switzerland was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Bern logo
    Enrollment
    18,576
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Lausanne logo
    Enrollment
    15,868
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Geneva logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    17,744
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Enrollment
    19,233
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Basel logo
    Enrollment
    12,811
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne logo
    Enrollment
    11,449
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of St. Gallen logo
    Enrollment
    7,666
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Fribourg logo
    Enrollment
    10,366
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    692
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Italian-speaking Switzerland logo
    Enrollment
    3,017
  12. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Lucerne logo
    Enrollment
    2,944
  13. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Neuchatel logo
    Enrollment
    4,282
  14. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Enrollment
    12,500
  15. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bern University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    6,970
  16. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    21,038
  17. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lucerne University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    7,066
  18. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,646
  19. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Italian Switzerland logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
  20. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Webster University Geneva logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1915

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Switzerland based on the number of universities and their ranks are Zurich, Bern, Lausanne, and Geneva.