Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET)

Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung

Basic information

  • Identifiers
    • DEQARINST0217
    • CH0033
    • Erasmus: CH ZOLLIKO02
    • SCHAC:
    • EU-PIC: 946899354
    • EU-VAT: CHE116313965MWST
    • WHED: IAU-004440
  • Provider type
    higher education institution
  • Further location(s)
    Lugano, Switzerland
    Renens, Switzerland
    Zurich, Switzerland
    Olten, Switzerland
  • Website
  • Founding year
  • QF-EHEA levels
    second cycle, first cycle

National External Quality Assurance Requirements

  • Programme accreditation
    voluntary, except for medical and health professions according to public health regulations
  • Institutional accreditation
    Institutional accreditation according to Swiss law, with a decision by the Swiss Accreditation Council, is mandatory for all public higher education institutions of the tertiary sector and for private higher education institutions using a protected denomination (“University”, “University of Applied Sciences”, “ University of Teacher Education“). Successful accreditation has no legal impact beyond the right to use one of the protected denominations but is a testimony to a quality assurance systems covering all processes and suited to support the higher education institution to achieve its goals.
  • Further information on external quality assurance in Switzerland

External Quality Assurance Reports and Decisions

Institutional level

Part of the obligatory external QA system Decision: positive with conditions or restrictions
Institutional accreditation

Programme level

Decision: positive with conditions or restrictions
Master of Science in Berufsbildung (second cycle degree)
  • Qualification/award
    • Master of Science
  • Level
    second cycle
  • Programme type
    Full recognised degree programme