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The rectors' conference has the following bodies:

The rectors' conference has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • It issues statements related to the affairs of the Swiss Conference of Higher Education Institutions and submits requests to it on behalf of the universities.
  • In addition, it represents the interests of the Swiss universities on the national and international levels.
  • It can take on mandates from the federal government as well as programme and project management.
  • Furthermore, the rectors« conference maintains an information centre for the academic recognition of the equivalence of domestic and foreign university diplomas (Swiss ENIC; responsibility for issuing professional licences remains reserved to political institutions).