10 teams, each plays the others four times - twice at home and twice away - for a total of 36 games each, over 36 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored; 4. points in head-to-head matches; 5. draw.
Qualification for UEFA competitions:
1 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League qualifiers
3-4 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League qualifiers
5 place: possible 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on Schweizer Pokal outcome)
Relegation from the league:
10 place: relegated to 2016/2017 Challenge League
Promotion to the league:
1 team from 2015/2016 Challenge League
Changes from last season:
Aarau relegated to Challenge League
Lugano promoted from Challenge League