Schooling in Switzerland


Time for cultural mediation

29.01.15 / Publication

Commissioned by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council, the Zurich University of Arts developed this publication in 2012. It has since become a «Vademecum» for cultural mediators in Switzerland for its practical approach to their daily work and has now been translated into English.

Switzerland still number one for talent

21.01.15 / Publication

The latest INSEAD Global Talent Competitiveness Index report puts Switzerland again at the top of the worldwide list of countries in regard to attractivity and personal development possibilities for foreign talents. As the main reason for this the study identifies the Swiss dual education system.

New Rector's Conference of Swiss Universities

08.01.15 / Higher education / Educational politics

Since January 1st the former rector's conferences CRUS, KFH and COHEP have been merged into the new Rector's Conference of Swiss Universities, swissuniversities. This is the result of the Federal Higher Education Funding and Coordination Act coming in force.

Better chances for Swiss schools abroad

28.11.14 / Educational politics

1st January 2015, the law on Swiss schools abraod is becoming effective. For the schools this means more operational flexibility and encouragement of vocational education as well as a possibility for new schools. Simultaneously Swiss schools abroad promote Swiss culture and education worldwide. (German)

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Safer Internet Day 2015

10.02.15 - 10.02.15 / worldwide

Information event

Safer Internet Day 2015 will be celebrated on 10 February 2015. The motto of this year's campaign is «Let’s create a better internet together». Switzerland does also participate in this event. The national agenda will follow.


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

Geneva International Book and Press Fair

29.04.15 - 03.05.15 / Palexpo, Geneva


Geneva International Book and Press Fair is one of the top events in the books and press market – including a Digital Publishing Forum, Book designing forum, Editor's Workshop, Translator's work shop, and Children literature forum. Japan is this year's guest of honour.


Event languages: French, English
School Grades: Independent of levels

Education and School Leadership Symposium

01.09.15 - 05.09.15 / University of Teacher Education Zug


The International Education and School Leadership Symposium is a conference for School Effectiveness, School Improvement, School Management. It is directed towards actors in the school leading area. This year's motto is «Excellence, Equality and Equity».


Event languages: German, English
School Grades: Independent of levels
Registration deadline: 30.06.15

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