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Higher Education Policy

As the joint voice of the Swiss higher education institutions, swissuniversities comments on current political events and campaigns to ensure Switzerland’s place as an excellent, varied and permeable education and research centre.

swissuniversities defines the joint strategic direction taken by the higher education institutions and represents them at federal level. To achieve its strategic goals, swissuniversities promotes specific measures at the higher education institutions through 16 programmes and projects.

swissuniversities supports the exchange of experiences between the higher education institutions in the field of quality and accreditation, and works with the Swiss Agency of Accreditation and Quality Assurance.