Movetia - Exchange and mobility

Movetia is the national agency for the promotion of exchanges and mobility in the education system. Be it within Switzerland, with other European countries or elsewhere in the world, Movetia encourages and supports exchange, mobility and cooperation activities in the different sectors of education, ranging from primary school through adult education to university level, as well as promoting extracurricular activities. You are sure to find an offer that meets your needs or the advice you are looking for!


EAIE elections - Vote for the Swiss candidates

The European Association for International Education (EAIE), one of the most influential players in the internationalisation of higher education, is reorganising its structure and introducing new focus groups in the form of thematic committees, among other things. The consultation for the election of the new members is now open. Vote now for Maria Stergiou and Robert Buttery, the Swiss candidates.

All in Exchange: Annual Youth in Action Event 2024

All in Exchange – Everyone is participating! 
Movetia invites you to this year’s annual youth event to find out how youth work and exchange projects can be made accessible to a wide audience and to explore the benefits of exchange and cooperation. The event on 19 June 2024 at 11:00 am at Stellwerk Bern will focus on exploring new approaches and methods as well as networking.

Switzerland - Erasmus+: symbolic engagement on the Bundesplatz

On Friday 9 February, several student associations gathered on the Bundesplatz in Bern. Their aim: to mark the 10th anniversary of Switzerland's exclusion from the European exchange programme Erasmus+, following the acceptationof the initiative against mass immigration. After speaking in public, the organisers held a symbolic engagement ceremony between Switzerland and Erasmus+. They called on the Federal Council to press ahead with negotiations with the EU in the perspective of a re-association to the mobility…

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More mobility of Swiss talents in the space field

The European Space Agency (ESA) has worked closely with Switzerland to improve the number of Swiss students applying to ESA internships. The result: an 173% increase of Swiss applicants was reached in the last year. The campaign of Space Exchange Switzerland (SXS) for internships is an insightful example on how mobility grants can be used to foster Swiss talent in the field of space. 

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