Continuing Education

Institutes of Continuing Education

Most educational institutions propose postgrad courses or continuing education training, the links below provide you with a direct link to the programmes. Furthermore, the FSRM in Neuchâtel offers a large selection of technical courses, in particular in the micro and nano domains.

FSRM – Swiss Foundation for Research in Microtechnology

FSRM offers more than 150 courses for engineers, technicians and researchers in the field of techniques and technology, in particular a European training program in micro and nanotechnology.

HTI – Bernese College of Specialized Higher Education of Technology and Information Sciences, Bienne, Burgdorf et Berne.

The HTI offers various postgraduate courses in German. She is a partner in the postgraduate course “Swiss Master of Advanced Studies Nano and Micro Technology”. See :

HES-SO – University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

Dispersed over 31 sites in the 7 cantons of western Switzerland. 6 broad categories of education are offered, including engineering sciences. HES-SO totals 12’000 students, including 550 in Microtechnology and Industrial Systems. In engineering sciences, HES-SO groups the 5 schools mentioned below:

HE-Arc Engineering School, Le Locle, Saint-Imier et Délémont

HE-Arc Engineering offers 3 study programs, including microtechnology. Over 480 students are enrolled at the school.

EIG – School of Engineering of Geneva, Geneva

EIG offers 5 study programs, including microtechnology and counts about 450 students.

HEIG-VD-University of Engineering and Management of the Canton of Vaud, Yverdon-les-Bains

HEIG-VD proposes 9 study programs, including microtechnology and industrial systems and totals more than 1’500 students.

School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, Fribourg

EIAF proposes 5 study programs in engineering, with a specialty in telecommunications, and counts more than 850 students.

HES-SO Valais

The HES-SO Valais proposes three areas of education leading to a Bachelor degree: Social Health, Engineering Sciences, Economics & Business Services. It counts more than 12’000 students, including 7’000 in the field of Engineering Sciences.

EPFL – Federal Polytechnical School in Lausanne

The EPFL offers a large number of courses of varying durations in all technical fields.

University of Neuchâtel

The University of Neuchâtel offers numerous continuing education courses in various fields.

University of Geneva

The University of Geneva offers a variety of continuing education and postgraduate courses, whereas 9 modules in sciences and technology.

University of Fribourg

The University of Freiburg proposes several training courses, in French and German, in a variety of fields, including information technologies and communication.

University of Lausanne

The University of Lausanne offers postgraduate courses in various fields, but not in the technical sciences.