Schooling in Switzerland


ETH: Record values despite a difficult environment

04.05.15 / Tertiary level education

The ETH-Board in his Annual Report calls 2014 a year of records. 28‘537 students enrolled at the two Federal Institutes of Technology a new record value has been established – despite the difficult international relations. Within the last ten years, the number of students has more than doubled.

Opening of Swiss pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

01.05.15 / Event

Today, the Swiss pavilion for the universal exhibition of Milan opened his doors on the theme «Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life». The aim of the pavilion filled with typical Swiss products is to make each visitor reflect his relationship with consumption and his ecological footprint.

Berners-Lee awarded Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize

01.05.15 / Educational research

Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, father of the World Wide Web, has been awarded with the Gottlieb Duttweiler Award – not only for his world changing invention but also for the fact that he never ceased to fight for a openly accessible net for all. He wants to «advance the Web to empower humanity».

Multi- and bilateral talks of education

30.04.15 / Educational politics

Higher education and vocational training have been priority issues at the Asia-Europa Meeting of Educational Minsters ASEM ME5 in Riga on 27 and 28 April. Switzerland has been represented by State Secretary Mauro Dell'Ambrogio. Bilateral cooperation between Switzerland and Latvia was another issue.

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Swiss National ESD Conference HORIZONS21

09.05.15 - 09.05.15 / Teacher Traininig University Bern


At the end of the UNO decade on Education for Sustainable Development, the foundation éducation21 in its role as ESD Competence Centre, will be organising the ESD Swiss Conference HORIZONS21. Teachers and members of school management are invited to get an interim result and define new perspectives.


Event languages: German, French, Italian
School Grades: Independent of levels

3rd National Conference «Youth and Violence»

21.05.15 - 22.05.15 / Lugano, Palazzo dei Congressi


The conference is mainly concerned with the futur of violence prevention in Switzerland. It takes stock of the last five years of activity of the National Programme «Youth and Violence» and it discusses possibilities how to anchor newly built networks permanently in the existing structures. The conference will be held in German, French and Italian.


Event languages: German, French, Italian
School Grades: Others
Deadline: 24.04.15

Master of Science in VET

02.06.15 - 02.06.15 / Zollikofen I EHB Kirchlindachstrasse 79 I Hörsaal 214

Continuing education

This information event gives details on the Master of Science in Vocational Education and Training. The study in itself «is unique in the international education landscape: it is evidence-based, practical, multidisciplinary and multilingual.»


Event languages: German
School Grades: Vocational schools, Tertiary level

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