Education and science

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Tertiary education - Higher education institutions

In 2016/17, 4% of the UIT and UTE students attended courses at a Swiss host university. 21% of all 2016 higher education institutions graduates spent time abroad as part of their studies.

Survey on advanced professional education and training, 2017

Just one year after qualification, over half of advanced diploma holders said that their training had had a positive effect on their
salary and career opportunities.

The main figures

Further information

Publications

On this topic

Pupils and Students

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

Diploma

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.

Contact

Federal Statistical Office Sections Educational Processes, Education System
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel
Switzerland
Tel.
+41 58 483 93 61
Tel.
+41 58 483 93 66

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