Session 01.01

Introduction to higher education in Switzerland

  • Tuesday 11 Sept
  • Room A, Level -1, Palexpo
  • Level: all
  • Related Expert Communities Mobility Advising

There are 12 universities, eight universities of applied sciences and arts and 20 universities of teacher education (UTE) in Switzerland. Gain a better understanding of the Swiss higher education system and discover the opportunities offered for international students in this country where one quarter of its inhabitants hold a foreign passport. Join us for the very first session of the conference week, which takes place before the campus visits, to explore this exciting higher education space.


  • Mobility
  • Student experience


  • Michael Hengartner, 
    University of Zurich, Switzerland


  • Michael Hengartner, 
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Beatrice Ferrari, 
    State secretariat for education research and innovation, Switzerland


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