Programmes

Movetia promotes and supports exchange and mobility with a variety of programmes. Different target groups in the various fields of education can benefit from them. Via the search function, find the programmes that are worth considering for your situation.

Klassenaustausch

Klassen aus unterschiedlichen Sprachregionen der Schweiz besuchen sich gegenseitig und lernen bei dieser Gelegenheit eine Fremdsprache. Möglich sind gemeinsame Aktivitäten, gegenseitige Besuche oder ein zeitlich beschränkter Austausch. Movetia unterstützt Begegnungen von Klassen in der obligatorischen Schule, der Mittelschule und der Berufsschule.

Einzelaustausch

Jugendliche unterschiedlicher Sprachregionen besuchen sich gegenseitig in ihren Familien. Die Austauschpartner/innen tauchen in eine Schweizer Gastregion ein: Nicht nur die Fremdsprache wird in realen Situationen gelernt, sondern auch verschiedene Gewohnheiten entdeckt.

Ferienaustausch

Eine Fremdsprache lernt man am besten im echten Leben. Schülerinnen und Schüler können in ihren Ferien die Familie tauschen und so in einer anderen Sprachregion Zeit verbringen. Dabei lernen sie nicht nur die Sprache sondern auch die Gewohnheiten der Region kennen. Kostenlos.

Swiss Programme for Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, youth and sport and is one of the largest funding instruments for periods to be spent abroad and institutional collaboration worldwide

International mobility programme outside Europe

Good ideas for mobility and cooperation worldwide are called for here: the new international programmes from Movetia are aligned with Swiss educational establishments that wish to try out innovative partnerships and new ideas for mobility – even outside Europe.

National Teacher Exchange

The national teacher exchange allows prospective teachers to gain work experience in a foreign language-speaking classroom in Switzerland and strengthen their intercultural skills. This pilot programme opens up new opportunities for short- and longer-term mobility.

Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) / Erasmus

The Swiss Programme for Erasmus+ at tertiary level is called Swiss-European Mobility Programme SEMP. SEMP gives Swiss higher education institutions the possibility to support students as well as teaching and administrative staff doing a study-, training- or teaching-mobility in Europe with funding.

Youth in Action

Exchanges among young people at European level: Youth in Action supports organisations and youth workers in various projects.  In this way, the participants widen their network, get valuable new ideas for their work and enable young people to have experiences that leave a lasting impression. 

Language assistants programme

Gathering initial professional experience as a teacher, while at the same time improving their knowledge of languages and gaining valuable intercultural experience: those are the possibilities for language assistants at host schools at home and abroad. Host schools benefit from authentic and motivating language instruction.

EchangeChœurs

Das Austauschprogramm EchangeChœurs bringt Kinder- und Jugendchöre über Sprachgrenzen hinweg zusammen. Gefördert werden Chor-Austauschprojekte innerhalb der Schweiz, in denen Kinder und Jugendliche bis zu einem Alter von 25 Jahren mitwirken. 

Swiss-Indian Classroom

Collaborating and developing a joint project: an exchange encounter between Swiss and Indian classes inspires upper secondary school pupils.

Kantonale Programme

Einzelne Kantone betreiben Austausch- und Mobilitätsprogramme für Gruppen oder Einzelpersonen. Dieses Programme richten sich an Schülerinnen und Schüler, Lernende, Lehrpersonen oder Schulen des jeweiligen Kantons und werden teilweise in Zusammenarbeit mit Partnerkantonen angeboten. Einige Angebote stehen auch anderen Kantonen offen. 

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Movetia promotes and supports exchange and mobility in initial and continuing education and training as well as in the extra-curricular field.

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Project description

EchangeChœurs

Das Austauschprogramm EchangeChœurs bringt Kinder- und Jugendchöre über Sprachgrenzen hinweg zusammen. Gefördert werden Chor-Austauschprojekte innerhalb der Schweiz, in denen Kinder und Jugendliche bis zu einem Alter von 25 Jahren mitwirken (max. 10% dürfen älter sein, jedoch nicht über 30 Jahre).

European Cooperation in Higher education: Knowledge Alliances

Besides Strategic Partnerships, there are two possible ways for Swiss institutions to participate in Knowledge Alliances as Key Action 2 cooperation projects: As official partners within the Erasmus+ programme or as associated partners within the framework of the Swiss programme for Erasmus+.

European Mobility Vocational Education and Training

From local expert to global player: innovative institutions can support their learners, recent VET graduates, VET professionals or their teaching staff in a targeted way with a period abroad (in Europe) –linguistically, professionally, culturally, socially.

European Mobility for Adult Education staff

Offering your staff a continuing education and training opportunity abroad means contributing to their personal and professional development. It also creates an international network of contacts that adds a new dimension to your institution. Mobility projects involve completing job-shadowing periods, continuing education and training (lectures, seminars, conferences, etc.) or teaching assignments in Europe for the staff of adult education institutions.

European Mobility for Higher Educaiton: Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) / ERASMUS

The Swiss Programme for Erasmus+ for higher education is called Swiss-European Mobility Programme SEMP. SEMP gives Swiss higher education institutions the possibility to support students as well as teaching and administrative staff doing a study-, training- or teaching-mobility in Europe with funding.

European Mobility school education

The mobility project supports continuing education and training, classroom observation and teaching activities for teachers and other school staff in another European country.

International intensive programmes for higher education

The worldwide intensive programmes are short courses, which have to be organised jointly by at least two higher education institutions. Students and professors from higher education institutions try out innovative multidisciplinary learning opportunities in a short exchange outside Europe.

International school partnerships

Pupils take part in an exchange with those of the same age from other cultural and language areas outside Europe: thanks to international partnerships, Swiss schools can organise an exchange for their pupils, and thereby gather experiences from throughout the world for the classroom. The participating pupils from both countries develop a project together and also meet in person, along with their teachers.

Lern- und Austauschplattform Realto

Realto ist die von der EPFL und den Verbundpartnern entwickelte Lern- und Austauschplattform, die nicht nur Lernenden viele Vorteile bringt. Durch innovative Technologie zum starken Netzwerk in der Berufsbildung!

Open project fund

The open project fund serves to test initial partnership and mobility experiences with new partners in countries outside Europe and/or to further develop existing partnerships. The type of partnership and form of mobility are not stipulated here.

School Exchange Partnerships

School Exchange Partnerships offer the possibility, to realize class exchanges between different schools in Europe and to work together in a project. In addition to meetings between groups of pupils, school partnerships also enable long-term stays of pupils and teachers at partner schools.

Strategic partnerships Adult Education

Strategic partnerships are an Erasmus+ project format. They enable institutions in school education, vocational education and training, higher education, adult education, and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partners from Europe. The partnerships foster the development of innovative approaches to education and the exchange of knowledge and experience in international networks. This benefits Switzerland’s educational landscape.

Strategic partnerships Higher Education

Strategic partnerships are an Erasmus+ project format. They enable institutions in school education, vocational education and training, higher education, adult education, and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partners from Europe. The partnerships foster the development of innovative approaches to education and the exchange of knowledge and experience in international networks. This benefits Switzerland’s educational landscape.

Strategic partnerships School Education

Strategic partnerships are an Erasmus+ project format. They enable institutions in school education, vocational education and training, higher education, adult education, and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partners from Europe. The partnerships foster the development of innovative approaches to education and the exchange of knowledge and experience in international networks. This benefits Switzerland’s educational landscape.

Strategic partnerships Vocational Education and Training

Strategic partnerships are an Erasmus+ project format. They enable institutions in school education, vocational education and training, higher education, adult education, and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partners from Europe. The partnerships foster the development of innovative approaches to education and the exchange of knowledge and experience in international networks. This benefits Switzerland’s educational landscape.

Strategic partnerships Youth in Action

Strategic partnerships are an Erasmus+ project format. They enable institutions in school education, vocational education and training, higher education, adult education, and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partners from Europe. The partnerships foster the development of innovative approaches to education and the exchange of knowledge and experience in international networks. This benefits Switzerland’s educational landscape.