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Illustration by Jan Chan, Central Saint Martins

Students from Switzerland and over 130 other countries form part of our internationally-diverse student community. Discover how you can join them.

University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design (2020 QS World University Rankings ®). Our 6 world-renowned Colleges offer a wide range of art, design, fashion, communication, media, screen and performing arts courses at pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We offer a range of support for students from Switzerland including in-country events giving you the chance to learn more about UAL.

Join our upcoming international webinars.

UAL International Postgraduate £5,000 Scholarships

This scholarship provides a £5,000 tuition fee waiver for a full-time taught master’s course at one of UAL’s 6 Colleges. Up to 165 UAL International Postgraduate £5,000 Scholarships are available. Find out more.

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Virtual events

Join one of our webinars for all international students to find out more about studying at UAL and in London.

Register your interest

Fill out this form to receive information and updates about studying at UAL and our future visits to Switzerland.

British Council

Your local British Council office can also offer you advice about studying in the UK. Visit the British Council website for more details.

Student stories

  • Michele Fornera headshot
    Michele Fornera, BA (Hons) Fashion Media, London College of Fashion © Alys Tomlinson

    Michele Fornera from Switzerland

    Michele’s BA Fashion Media course was key to her decision to move from Switzerland to London. Her time so far at UAL has opened new possibilities and broadened her horizons.

  • Christine Geiger headshot
    Christine Geiger, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Camberwell College of Arts © Alys Tomlinson

    Christine Geiger from Switzerland

    The work and stories of our alumni helped inspire Christine’s decision to start her creative education on a pre-degree course at UAL and make the move from Switzerland to London.

Discover more

  • Group of BA (Hons)  Illustration and Visual Media students, London College of Communication
    Group of BA (Hons) Illustration and Visual Media students, London College of Communication © Alys Tomlinson

    Our courses

    Browse our wide range of courses across pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

  • Yarn on a sewing machine, Rebecca Chivers, Technician at Chelsea College of Arts
    Rebecca Chivers, Technician at Chelsea College of Arts © Alys Tomlinson

    How to apply

    Take a look at our application advice and next steps, including supporting documents and portfolio tips.

  • Pound and ampersand symbol in a Graphic and Media design students sketchbook
    Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier, BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design, London College of Communication © Alys Tomlinson

    Fees and funding

    See the information we offer international students about tuition fees, living and course materials costs.

  • Art student in his studio, Benjamin Edmunds, BA Fine Art
    Benjamin Edmunds, BA (Hons) Fine Art, UAL © Alys Tomlinson

    Visas and immigration

    Students from Switzerland need a visa to study in the UK. See our advice about visas and immigration.



  • Credit: Image courtesy of UAL
    Find accommodation

    Apply for one of our halls of residence or get help finding a privately-rented home.

  • Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier, BA Graphic and Media Design students, London College of Communication, interning at Pentagram
    Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier, BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design students, London College of Communication, interning at Pentagram © Alys Tomlinson

    Launch your career

    Find out about Careers and Employability, UAL’s dedicated careers and professional practice service.