News from Switzerland


New Master Courses and a National Center for Data Science

In a joint venture, ETH Zurich and EPFL are launching the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) to foster innovation in data and computer science, as well as to provide an infrastructure for multidisciplinary research and open science. Data science involves … Continue reading

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Two Swiss universities top THE’s list of the world’s most international universities 2017

ETH Zurich and EPFL ranked first and second respectively on the ranking by Times Higher Education (THE), listing the most international universities worldwide. The University of Zurich came in 15th, an impressive jump from 105th rank the year before. The … Continue reading

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New Call: Young Researchers Exchange Programme

In its function as the Swiss Leading House for Asia, ETH Zurich today announced the launch of a new call for the exchange of young researchers (PhD students, young postdocs and master students in exceptional cases) between Japan and Switzerland … Continue reading

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First-in-the-World Master in Cyber-Physical and Embedded Systems

Aligned with the start of the academic year 2017/18, the Faculty of Informatics at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano will offer a new four-semester Master degree program, aiming at meeting the rising demand for application designers and system developers in … Continue reading

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Minister of State for Science & Technology Policy visits Switzerland

Last week on Friday 13th, Minister of State for Science & Technology Policy Mr. Yosuke Tsuruho visited with his delegation Switzerland. The tour started in Bern with meetings at the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation SERI. After an exchange … Continue reading

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