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Children told to speak German or pay 'penalty'
Photo: Canton of Solothurn

Children told to speak German or pay 'penalty'
January 29, 2016

Parents of children who do not speak German at all times at a school in the canton of Solothurn have been warned they will be forced to pay a financial penalty.

Zurich and Lausanne unis launch 43 startups
Photo: ETH Zurich

Zurich and Lausanne unis launch 43 startups
January 06, 2016

Switzerland's top-ranked universities, the federal institutes of technology in Zurich (ETH) and Lausanne (EPFL) created a total of 43 startup companies in 2015.

International language firm to take over bourse
Photo: SIX Swiss Exchange

International language firm to take over bourse
January 05, 2016

Education First (EF), an international language training company founded in Sweden, has confirmed that it is acquiring the building housing the Swiss stock exchange in Zurich.

Opinion
How international school prepped me for Columbia
Alex Kuznetsov on campus at Columbia. Photo: Handout

How international school prepped me for Columbia
December 21, 2015

International schools have a reputation for putting students in a "bubble" but Alex Kuznetsov explains how attending such schools in Zurich prepared him well for New York's prestigious Columbia University.

New English school set to open in Geneva
Photo: Geneva English School

New English school set to open in Geneva
November 26, 2015

Reflecting continuing strong demand for English-language schooling in the Lake Geneva region, the Geneva English School has announced plans to launch a new secondary school next year.

Swiss rank second for education spending
Photo: OECD

Swiss rank second for education spending
November 24, 2015

Switzerland is second only to Luxembourg among developed countries for its level of public spending on education, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says.

Switzerland falls behind in English skills: study
Photo: AFP

Switzerland falls behind in English skills: study
November 03, 2015

Switzerland continues to fall behind other countries in the world for English proficiency, according to a new study of 70 nations by Education First (EF), an international language training company.

Lausanne school opens ambitious new campus
View of the new campus. Photo: ISL

Lausanne school opens ambitious new campus
October 09, 2015

The International School of Lausanne (ISL) inaugurated a new 46-million-franc ($48-million) campus on Thursday, two years after its ambitious capital expansion project began.

Switzerland's ETH uni among ten best in world
Zurich's ETH university is the first non-Anglo-American institution to make the THE top ten in a decade. Photo: t-mizo/Flickr

Switzerland's ETH uni among ten best in world
October 01, 2015

Zurich's ETH university has taken ninth place in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings released on Thursday but the institution's director warns funding cuts remain a threat.

ETH Zurich vaults into top ten university list
ETH Zurich is now the ninth placed university in the world according to QS. Photo: Ed Seymour

ETH Zurich vaults into top ten university list
September 15, 2015

Switzerland’s federal institute of technology, ETH Zurich, now ranks among the top ten universities in the world, according to the authoritative 2015/16 QS World University Rankings, released on Tuesday.

Ancient papyrus texts found in Basel uni library
Photo: University of Basel

Ancient papyrus texts found in Basel uni library
June 10, 2015

Boxing champ leads uni management programme
Wladimir Klitschko: transferring boxing experience to business management. Photo: Michael Schilling

Boxing champ leads uni management programme
June 05, 2015

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EPFL ranked world's top 'young university'
Aerial view of EPFL campus. Photo: THE

EPFL ranked world's top 'young university'
April 29, 2015

EPFL among 'fastest rising young universities'
Aerial view of EPFL's campus overlooking Lake Geneva. Photo: Alain Herzog

EPFL among 'fastest rising young universities'
March 27, 2015

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