In Switzerland and in several other countries, parents
are responsible for funding the livelihood and education of their children.
They are, however, released from this obligation to the extent that the student
can be reasonably expected to finance his or her own livelihood by working or
through other means.
Despite a clear legal basis, there are still several points up for discussion:
Can or must a portion of the studies be financed by the student? Can parents
require that the student lives at home? What standard of living should be
supported during studies? These questions must be answered on an individual
Please find some funding options here that go beyond loans and scholarships.
Please find more information at "Quick Links".