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Switzerland

Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansch.

Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)

Read about Switzerland in Wikipedia and in the World Fact Book (CIA)


1 university found with information for students with disabilities.

Links: 3 disability, education and employment related links for Switzerland

Advice: 1 organization willing to answer questions about local accessibility in Switzerland.



Switzerland. Information for international students

1 university found with information for students with disabilities.

General Information About Living and Studying in Switzerland

Switzerland.isyours.com has pages about Studying in Switzerland and the Conditions and procedures to study at Swiss Universities, even Scholarships

www.uniability.ch (in German)

Situation of disabled university students in Switzerland (PDF in German)

Switzerland at Wikipedia (a free, on-line, collaborative encyclopedia).

Costs and Funding of Study in Switzerland

The Federal Office for Education and Science has scholarship details.

Curricula at Swiss universities.

The federation of faculty advisors (in German)

PLOTEUS and ERASMUS, Two European Union Initiatives

PLOTEUS, "the Portal on Learning Opportunities throughout the European Space, will help you find out about education and training available throughout Europe." PLOTEUS includes an exchange & grants search and a searchable database of courses and schools.

ERASMUS, an "EU funded programme which contains a wide range of measures designed to support the European activities of higher education institutions, including mobility and exchange of their students and teaching staff."

Resources for Students in Switzerland

www.behinderung.unizh.ch/Pages/02_berichte_1.shtml (in German)

Disability Organizations in Switzerland

www.zslschweiz.ch/

Independent Living Center Zurich (in German) specializing in personal assistance policy (in German)

www.agile.ch (in German, French)

Contact other disabled students in Switzerland www.behinderung.unizh.ch/Pages/gaestebuch.lasso

Accommodation and Travel in Switzerland

Switzerland in the Lonely Planet World Guide

This entry changed: Thursday 17th June 2010.



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