Newsletter «SERI Mail»


Newsletter «SERI Mail» July 2020

Our electronic newsletter ‘SERI Mail’ is published monthly in German, French, Italian and English. It offers a concise briefing about SERI’s activities, as well as information regarding events and calls.
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NRP “Covid-19”


Information about NRP 78 “Covid-19”

On 16 April 2020, the Federal Council launched the latest NRP, on the subject of coronavirus pandemic with the title “Covid-19”, and tasked the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) with implementing it.

swissnex Network


swissnex Network annual report published online

The swissnex Network’s 2019 annual report is published on the website and marks the launch of the organization’s 20th anniversary celebrations.

ERI 2021-2024


Promotion of Education, Research and Innovation for 2021-2024

On 26 February, the Federal Council adopted the Dispatch on the Promotion of Education, Research and Innovation (ERI) for the period 2021-2024 for the attention of Parliament.

Professional education and training


Around 1 in 6 obtain a managerial position after advanced professional education and training

Among persons who completed advanced professional education and training in 2016, the share of managers one year after qualification was, depending on the type of qualification, between 15 and 19 percentage points higher than prior to the start of education and training.
Die höhere Berufsbildung – Flexibel und praxisnah (german)


SERI News 4/20

Content: ‘This scholarship made my Swiss Dream possible’ | Swiss photon community adopts formal structure | Flexibility of swissnex network an advantage during Corona crisis | CHEOPS ready for scientific operation


Foreign Qualifications

SERI is the national contact point for the recognition of professional qualifications in Switzerland and can answer general questions on this topic.

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