In Western Switzerland, the level of education is world-renowned for being among the highest:
The region has a dense network of universities, international schools and technological centres. It offers a vast choice of professional educational courses (more than 200). Companies profit directly from this diversity of knowledge and qualifications that match today’s requirements and those of tomorrow.
Globally, two big educational orientations exist:
In both cases, the students follow compulsory education (primary and secondary school), which lasts for 9 or 10 years. Afterwards, they can choose between:
There are also numerous “business” channels and international schools that rank among the best in the world. The Swiss educational system gives access to both an excellent general culture and to specific knowledge. In Western Switzerland you will find numerous specialists active in fields linked to management, to industry or to high technologies.