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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



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