The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation

SERI is the federal government's specialised agency for national and international matters concerning education, research and innovation policy. Together with our partners, we seek to ensure that Switzerland remains among the top countries in the area of ERI.

SERI’s fields of activity




SERI News 4/23

The latest issue of SERI News covers a wide range of topics, with articles on Swiss space policy, the revision of the general baccalaureate and mobility programmes for young people. This month’s issue also includes interviews with Professor Thomas Feurer, designated Chairman of the European XFEL Management Board, and Luciana Vaccaro, President of swissuniversities, who share their insights on higher education and research.

Roadmap for Research Infrastructures


Roadmap for Research Infrastructures 2023

Research infrastructures are an essential means of generating new knowledge or opening up new areas of research. The 2023 Swiss Roadmap for Research Infrastructures provides an overview of planned construction and existing research infrastructures. It also includes information on Swiss participation in international research organisations and European research infrastructure networks.

Federal Space Policy 2023

Federal Space Policy 2023

Federal Space Policy 2023

With its «Space Policy 2023», the Federal Council defines the future direction of the Confederation in its space-related activities and formulates a coordinated policy in the space sector that is embedded in the international context

European research infrastructure networks


European research infrastructure networks

Internationally coordinated research infrastructure networks with the ERIC legal form work within their scientific fields to coordinate research activities, services and knowledge exchange. Switzerland is active in various ERICs and continually examines the potential for new participations and memberships.

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