Interim solution for Erasmus+
The Federal Council has adopted an interim solution for Erasmus+ in 2014. The interim solution gives priority to implement already planned learning mobility projects and is based on the principle that Switzerland wishes to regain full associate country status.
Swiss research community in limbo
14.04.14 / Educational research
When as a consequence of the adoption of an anti-migration initiative the European Council excluded Switzerland as an associate member, it suspended cooperation between researchers from Swiss institutions and their European partners. Now the future of programmes and scientists is uncertain.
Development programme «MINT Switzerland»
The «MINT Switzerland» federal programme (Mathematics, Information technology, Natural sciences and Technology) provides one-time start-up or front-end financing. The project requires the availability and use of the candidate's own financial resources. Closing date for applications: 7 June 2014.
With a little help from ICT...
07.04.14 / Media competence
From August 2014, the private École Atlas in Lausanne offers support for children with special needs. Besides small size classes they also offer the use of modern technologies to improve the students' attention and they facilitate the understanding of complex notions.
Geneva International Book and Press Fair
30.04.14 - 04.05.14 / 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.
Swiss National Contest
01.05.14 - 03.05.14 / Rolex Learning Center, EPFL, Lausanne
Young researchers from Switzerland will be meeting in the context of the 48th National Contest in the EPFL in Lausanne. They are going to present their results to a jury and the public and compete for the awards. They are participating in the three national languages German, French and Italian.
2014 Tech4Dev International Conference
04.06.14 - 06.06.14 / EPFL, Lausanne
The key question of the third UNESCO Technologies for Development Conference is What is Essential? The invention and development of appropriate technologies? Or the creation of value chains? Is it local capacity building? Or most likely a combination of several factors?