SERI Mail January 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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European Universities


Scholarships for European Universities

This year the SERI will award four scholarships for the College of Europe in Bruges/Natolin (deadline for registration: 13 January 2021) and one for the European University Institute in Florence (deadline for registration: 31 January 2021).

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 6/20

Content: The protein pioneer | Two national research programmes on energy transition successfully completed | Research and innovation for the ‘European Green Deal’ | Space Research in Switzerland 2018–2020


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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