Higher Education-related Organizations

Swiss Higher Education-related Organizations


uniRank publishes a list of Swiss higher education-related organizations. These organizations are public or private entities that focus on issues related to higher education. They may be involved in advocacy, research, policy development, accreditation, quality assurance or other activities related to higher education. These organizations may represent universities, students, faculty, research institutions or other stakeholders in the higher education sector.
Swiss higher education-related organizations can have an international, national, regional or local scope and coverage. uniRank's current higher education-related organizations classification includes 10 categories:

  1. Government Regulatory Organizations
  2. Accreditation or Quality Evaluation Organizations
  3. Qualifications Authorities
  4. University Associations or Alliances
  5. Professional or Industry Associations
  6. Advocacy Organizations
  7. Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations
  8. Student Unions or Organizations
  9. University Rankings Organizations
  10. Other Higher Education-related Organizations

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Government Regulatory Organizations

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Founded in 2012, the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation) is a Swiss government agency responsible for promoting and supporting education, research and innovation in Switzerland. The organization plays a crucial role in… learn more

Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Organizations

Schweizerische Agentur für Akkreditierung und Qualitätssicherung
Established in 2001, the Swiss Agency for Accreditation and Quality Assurance - AAQ (French: Agence suisse d'accréditation et d'assurance qualité; Italian: Agenzia svizzera di accreditamento e di garanzia della qualità; German: Schweizerische Agentur für Akkreditierung und Qualitätssicherung) is an… learn more

Schweizerischer Akkreditierungsrat
Founded in 2005, the Schweizerischer Akkreditierungsrat (Swiss Accreditation Council, SAC) is an independent agency responsible for the accreditation of higher education institutions and programs in Switzerland. Its main objective is to promote high-quality education by ensuring that the programs… learn more

University Associations and Alliances

Established in 1854, the ETH Bereich (ETH Domain) is a group of technical-scientific universities and research institutes managed by the Swiss Confederation.

It includes the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL/ETHL), the Paul… learn more

Schweizerische Hochschulkonferenz
Founded in 1995, the Schweizerische Hochschulkonferenz (Swiss University Conference, SUC) is an organization that represents the interests of Swiss higher education institutions at the national and international level. Its main objective is to promote cooperation and collaboration among higher… learn more

Advocacy Organizations

International Council for Higher Education
Established in 1997, The International Council for Higher Education (ICHE) is a non-profit organization based in the United States that aims to promote higher education globally through research, advocacy and networking.

ICHE focuses on four key areas:

1) Research: ICHE conducts research on… learn more

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