Perspectives – Studies is advocating for equal access to higher education for refugees in Switzerland.

 

We provide counselling for refugees who:

  • would like to have their diplomas recognized in Switzerland.
  • would like to study (again) in Switzerland.

 

We inform professionals in the fields of integration, education & counselling about:

 

We support swiss higher education institutions, associations and individuals

  • in the conception and planning of support projects for refugees.
  • in networking with relevant actors (authorities, universities, integration services, etc.).
  • in cantonal and higher education policy lobbying.

 

We work closely together with support projects at higher education institutions that support refugees on their way to study.

Organisation

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In keeping with their commitment to promoting greater institutional openness and equal access to higher education for refugees, the Swiss Student Union (VSS) launched the project Perspectives – Studies in 2016. Publications (in German) of the project

Perspectives – Studies operates on the basis of the following demands (in German), which were elaborated together with (refugee) students.

Project Team

Sabine Zurschmitten | Project coordinator & responsible politics 

Marina Bressan | Project coordinator  & responsible communication

Simone Keller | Project assistant

Network

1) LOCAL PROJECTS  

We work closely together with projects for refugees at various Swiss higher education institutions : Go to overview 

 

2) HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS  

  • Swissuniversities  
  • INVOST Integration pre-studies at universities of applied sciences – HT FHNW und HES-SO  
  • Uni4Refugees

 

3) SWISS CONFEDERATION 

 

4) CAREER AND STUDY COUNSELLING / GUIDANCE 

 

5) ORGANISATIONS  

 

6) FOUNDATIONS 

  • Mercator Switzerland Fundation  
  • Volkart Fundation  
  • EKM citoyenneté  
  • Schweizerische gemeinnützige Gesellschaft (SGG)  
  • Hirschmann Fundation 

 

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