Facts and Figures
Annual budget (research funds excluded): CHF 93 million
|Research funds: CHF 30 million|
| 4380 students |
almost 60% of them female
| 552 doctoral candidates |
over 40% from outside Switzerland
| 740 staff members (FTE equivalent) |
of whom almost 70% are teachers
| 935 degrees |
awarded in November 2011
Changes in the number of students
The number of students enrolled at the University of Neuchatel has been increasing for ten years (+25%). Yet, the relatively small size of the University means high level training as well as a high degree of interactivity between students and teachers.
Students' distribution among faculties
- Faculty of Humanities (FLSH) : 1962
- Faculty of Science (FS) : 700
- Faculty of Law (FD) : 821
- Faculty of Economics and Business (FSE) : 800
- Faculty of Theology : (FT) : 24
- Others : 73
Origin of the students
With 21% of students coming from abroad (approximately a 100 nationalities), the University of Neuchatel is one of the most international universities in Switzerland.
Furthermore the University is well known nationally for its education and training: around 45% of students are from other Swiss cantons.