Research is among the core missions of Swiss universities. It focuses on fundamental questions and promotes new insights, scientific and social innovation, and the transfer of knowledge and technology.

swissuniversities tackles questions about research, development and the next generation of researchers with the goal of creating and maintaining an optimal framework for universities. In doing so, it carries out coordinating duties, manages projects and takes positions on policy questions related to research and young academics.


Dr. Anne Crausaz Esseiva
T +41 31 335 07 36


Research at Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts
(in German, in French, in Italian)

Swiss UASAs in the European Research and Innovation Area 2016