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Research and Training

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

In engineering sciences, HES-SO brings together the 5 following schools, all of which provide continuing education courses :

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

HE-Arc Engineering offers continuing education courses with a few modules in the field of metrology and engineering quality, as well as postgraduate courses including “Master of Swiss Advanced Studies Nano and Micro Technology”. See :

EIG - School of Engineering of Geneva, Geneva

EIG offers several postgraduate courses including one in bio-engineering and participates in the “Swiss Master of Advanced Studies Nano and Micro Technology”. See:

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

HEIG-VD is particularly active in the field of micro and nanotechnology.

EIAF - School of engineers and architects of Fribourg, Fribourg.

EIAF offers refresher courses of short duration and postgraduate studies, particularly in the field of information technology and telecommunications.

HES-SO Valais

HES-SO Valais offers several postgraduate courses, including one in bio-engineering in collaboration with EIG Geneva, and participates in the “Swiss Master of Advanced Studies Nano and Micro Technology”. See: (

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.