Scholarships European Universities


Scholarships for European Universities announced

This year the SERI will award four scholarships for the European University Institute in Florence.
Deadline for registration: 31 January 2020

Further information:



Six new National Centres of Competence in Research to boost cutting-edge research in Switzerland

The National Centres of Competence in Research are intended to boost Swiss research and innovation long term in major fields such as automation, antibiotics resistance and quantum technology. The Confederation is investing around CHF 100 million in the new NCCRs during their first phase of operation from 2020 to 2023.



Newsletter «SERI Mail» November 2019

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.

Call for Swiss Startups


Call for Swiss Startups: #SwissTech Pavilion at CES ASIA 2020

Ambitious Swiss startups seeking to conquer the Asian market can now register to join the #SwissTech Pavilion at CES ASIA 2020, Asia’s largest tech and digital expo.

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 5/19

Content: Swiss products and services in demand | Excellence and appeal of Swiss dual-track VET programmes | Swiss participation in EU Framework Programmes


Foreign Qualifications

The 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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