Switzerland has been a full member of the Bologna Process / European Higher Education Area since 1999.


National Report


Information for international students and scholars

Higher Education and Research in Switzerland

Studying in Switzerland




Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists



Scholarships Recognised Higher Education Institutions

Recognised Swiss Higher Education Institutions

Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)


Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences



Responsible national authority

State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI



Quality assurance

The Accreditation Council

Swiss agency of accreditation and quality assurance



Academic recognition body/ bodies

ENIC Switzerland



Qualifications framework

Information in German, French and English



National students' organisation

The Union of Students in Switzerland



National Teachers' representatives organisation

Swissfaculty Conference of the teachers of the Swiss Higher education institutions

actionuni, representing scientific staff in Switzerland



National Rectors' Conference




National Higher Education Institutions Conferences 

Swiss University Conference



Another representative organisation

Swiss Science Council



Trade Union 


Swiss Federation of Trade Unions



National Employers' representatives organisations


Swiss federation of Small and Medium Enterprises SGV/USAM‌