SERI Mail November 2021

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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Horizon Europe


EU Framework Programmes

Find updated information on Horizon Europe and participation possibilities for researchers in Switzerland here:
Horizon Europe

ESA - Career opportunities


Coming in November - Open positions at the European Space Agency ESA

The ESA Junior Professional Programme offers a three-year placement with exceptional learning and development opportunities to prepare you for a permanent position at the Agency. If you have a Master’s level diploma with 2-3 years of professional experience, find out more how to apply here: ESA - Career opportunities

European Space Agency, ESA - YouTube

ERI policy


ERI policy 2021–2024

Based on the various parliamentary decisions, the Confederation plans to spend around CHF 28.1 billion on ERI funding in the period 2021–2024.

Explanatory videos on Swiss ERI policy
Switzerland's education, research and innovation policy explained in a nutshell in four short films.

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 5/21

Content: Talent development / 2021 Marcel Benoist Priz / The importance of EU Framework Programmes / James Webb Space Telescope


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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