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Complementary Examination of Swiss Higher Education Institutions (ECUS)

Candidates required to sit the Complementary Examination of Swiss Higher Education Institutions (ECUS), must return their completed application before 30 April 2016, 28 February for candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland.

Enrolment forms for the ECUS are provided by UNIL at the same time as the certificate of admission to registration.

Students required to sit the ECUS cannot register with the University of Lausanne until they have passed this exam.
A second failure is final.
Succeeding in the ECUS does not exempt the candidates from fulfilling any other admission conditions.
This exam takes place in Geneva (CH)
from 17 to 27 August 2016.


COPAD Genève Collège pour adultes
Alice Rivaz

Secrétariat ECUS
Rue Théodore-de-Bèze 2-4
1204 Genève

+41 (0)22 388 33 70

www.ecus-edu.ch - info@ge.ecus-edu.ch




Four mandatory subjects:

French, Mathematics, English and History (including introduction to Law).

One optional subject from among the following:

1. Physics
2. Chemistry
3. Biology
4. Geography (including introduction to Economics)

Note: for the following faculties/schools, the choice is restricted:

ESC: 1, 2 or 3;
School of Biology: 3;
School of Medicine: 1, 2 or 3;
Pharmacy: 2 or 3.

The diploma from the School of French as a Foreign Language (EFLE) does not grant exemption from passing the ECUS.





the French version of the registration conditions prevails
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