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Switzerland

Education System Information
ENIC - NARIC Switzerland Profile:
http://www.enic-naric.net/members.asp?country=Switzerland
System of Education:
http://www.ibe.unesco.org/en/worldwide/unesco-regions/europe-and-north
-america/switzerland/profile-of-education.html
 
Government Links
State Secretariat for Education and Research:
http://www.sbf.admin.ch/htm/index-e.php
Responsible for researching and implementing policy in the areas of science, research, university and space policy in Switzerland
 
Educational Institutions
University Listings:
http://www.sbf.admin.ch/htm/bildung/study-ch-e.html#2
Non-university level institutions of higher education may also be included
 
Accreditation Bodies
Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance:
http://www.oaq.ch/pub/en/01_00_00_home.php
Accredits both public and private institutions and programs in Switzerland
 
Professional Bodies
Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology:
http://www.bbt.admin.ch/index.html?lang=de
Center for vocational education and training & Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS)
Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities:
http://www.crus.ch
Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education:
http://www.edk.ch/Start/mainStart_e.html
Promotes cooperation between the cantons, a common policy for education and culture and the on-going exchange of information and experience
Swiss Coordination Center for Research in Education:
http://www.csre-skbf.ch/
Carries out various research projects on the Swiss education system; publications available in French and German
Swiss University Council:
http://www.cus.ch/wEnglisch/index.php?navid=1
Awards grants, recognizes academic bodies and courses, issues directives on evaluations of teaching and research, and issues recommendations on inter-university cooperation
The Swiss Education & Research Network:
http://www.switch.ch/about/
Primarily aims to promote the innovative use of science and technology in teaching and research
 
Bologna Process
Bologna Process National Report 2005:
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/national_impl/00_Nat-rep-05/Nation
al_Reports-Switzerland_050118.pdf
Report presented at the Bergen Ministerial Meeting on the implementation of the Bologna Process in the country
 
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