The Federal Act on the Funding and Coordination of the Higher Education Sector (Higher Education Funding and Coordination, HEdA) has come into force on the 1st of January 2015. This act provides the basis for swissuniversities, the new Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities.
swissuniversities was jointly founded in autumn 2012 by the academic universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teacher education in Switzerland, paving the way for the merger of the rectors' conferences CRUS, KFH and COHEP. More...