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02/14/2017

Merkmale der PH und Strategie 2017-2020

Am 1. Februar 2017 hat die Kammer Pädagogische...

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02/01/2017

A National Open Access Strategy: Toward the Unrestricted Publication of Research Output

At its plenary assembly on Tuesday, 31 January...

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01/31/2017

Die europäischen Hochschulen fordern ein sofortiges Überdenken von Trumps Einreiseverbot

Die European University Association EUA ist...

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01/27/2017

Neue Governance für das Zulassungsverfahren für das Medizinstudium

swissuniversities übernimmt künftig mehr...

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01/19/2017

Echange et coopération en recherche et enseignement: opportunités européennes

La Commission recherche et développement de la...

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12/09/2016

SUDAC programme: first call for proposals launched

The swissuniversities Development and Cooperation...

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11/15/2016

EURAXESS website relaunch: we are online

The www.euraxess.ch website has been relaunched...

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11/10/2016

BREF – Brückenschläge mit Erfolg

Die Förderentscheide sind gefallen. Die nächste...

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11/03/2016

Sonderpädagogische Kompetenzen in der Ausbildung von Regelklassen-Lehrpersonen

Die Kammer der Pädagogischen Hochschulen von...

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10/20/2016

Medienmitteilung: Fachdidaktik-Offensive der Pädagogischen Hochschulen

In einem gemeinsamen Projekt engagieren sich...

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Euraxess in Switzerland

swissuniversities has been tasked by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) with acting as the Swiss bridgehead organisation for the Euraxess initiative of the European Commission and for the coordination of Euraxess activities in Switzerland. The following duties are carried out in close collaboration with Euraxess Zurich (EU grants access):

  • Strategic development of the initiative in Switzerland
  • Euraxess Switzerland: Goals and activities 2014-2016
  • General information for international researchers on the national Euraxess website
  • Coordination of the Swiss network of advisors to researchers
  • Promotion and support in the implementation of the European charter for researchers and the code of conduct for hiring researchers
  • Promotion and public relations
  • EU projects
  • Contact and collaboration with European partners and the European Commission

Euraxess supports the careers of researchers with four different instruments:

  • Euraxess Jobs is a Europe-wide job database for researchers who are looking for a position at a university, at a research institute or in the private sector. They can also post their CV in the database for interested employers. There is no charge to employers to post jobs, and doing so is quick and easy.
  • Euraxess Services offers information concerning mobility on the national website as well as personal advice at the service centres of institutions of higher education. In Switzerland, these service centres are located at the ten university campuses.
  • Euraxess Rights ensures fair employment conditions and good development opportunities for researchers. Universities and research institutions signal their commitment to modern human resources management by signing the charter for researchers and the code of conduct for hiring researchers (charter and code). In Switzerland, some 30 institutions have signed the charter and code. Three institutions have received the «HR Excellence in Research Award».
  • Euraxess Links maintains connections with researchers around the world in order to promote Europe as an innovative research location.

Contacts

Ariane Studer, Coordination
ariane.studer(a)swissuniversities.ch
T +41 31 335 07 64

Dr. Gabriela Obexer, Co-coordination of Charter & Code
gabriela.obexer(a)swissuniversities.ch
T +41 31 335 07 55

Liliane Järmann, Portal
liliane.jaermann(a)swissuniversities.ch
T +41 31 335 07 78

Catherine Vésy, Administration
catherine.vesy(a)swissuniversities.ch
T +41 31 335 07 67