Applying to Medical School

General Information

The application deadline for the admission test has expired on 22nd May 2018. All people having applied before this deadline will receive a personal invitation containing further information about the test at the latest on 18 June 2018 by post.

Hereafter you will find the situation plans of each of the different test locations. Please inform yourself exactly about the location of the test which is given on your personal invitation:

•    Basel
•    Bern
•    Chur
•    Fribourg
•    Lugano
•    Lucerne
•    Saint Gall
•    Suhr
•    Zurich

All the information about the procedure after the test you can find here.

Please note that swissuniversities does not give any information concerning the results of the test and the assignment of the study places.

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to switch to a different medical course after enrolment, the actual university and not swissuniversities will deal with this. In some cases, you will be required to register at swissuniversities by a certain date in order to be able to attend a possible aptitude test. There is, however, no centralised assignment of study places for this. If you have any questions, please contact the relevant university.

Admissions to Medical School

Student advice

swissuniversities Schedule for 2018 Medical School Admissions Process

A. Schedule for Restricted Admissions Process

swissuniversities application deadline
March 2018Universitiy Council recommendations based on application evaluation
22.05.2018swissuniversities application deadline for aptitude test
06.07.2018Aptitude test
until ca. 08.08.2018Universities notify candidates of aptitude test results


B. Schedule for Unrestricted Admissions Proccess

15.02.2018swissuniversities application deadline
March 2018University Council recommendations based on application evaluation




All application enquiries should be directed to the Medical School Admissions Office.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30–11.30.         

T +41 31 335 07 70