Season


Format:

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.



Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.



Table order:

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