Education and science

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Federal Subsidies in 2018 for Preparatory Courses for Federal Examinations

Over 4000 persons in professional education are reimbursed CHF 16.3 million in course costs.

Intensity of study and student mobility

Last year UIT and UTE students achieved an average intensity of study of around 80%. Almost four percent of them were mobile within Switzerland.

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Pupils and Students

Number, development, gender, nationality, level of study, field of study, training sector


Diplomas at the upper secondary education and at the tertiary education

Educational staff

Socio-demographic characteristics and professional situation

Finances of the educational system

Public education expenditure, study grants and loans, finances and costs of higher education institutions

Continuing education

Participation, duration and expenses

Level of education

Highest educational attainment level

Education system scenarios

How will the number of pupils, students, certificates and teachers evolve over the next ten years?

Educational paths and transitions

Educational paths and transitions from compulsory education to entry into the labour market

Science and Technology

Science and technology (S&T) and research and development (R&D) statistics: growth and international comparisons.


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