In spite of COVID, international student numbers up by 4%
At the start of the 2020 academic year, nearly 12,300 new international students enrolled in a higher education institution in Switzerland, according to annual data published by the Federal Statistical Office on Tuesday 11 January.
This is a 4% increase compared to 2019, which is a less significant rise than in the few years prior. The average increase from 2017 to 2020 was around 13%. For 2021, initial estimates show similar trends.
Full report on the Swissinfo.ch site