In a global university ranking done by Times Higher Education ETH Zurich was ranked 15th, the highest ranked university in continental Europe. The next continental European university on the list was the University of Munich (32nd). EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland’s other Federal university was ranked 40th in a global ranking of more than 1,600 universities […]
Lake Geneva’s higher education card
A recent article in Le Temps suggests that Patrick Aebischer, president of Lausanne’s prestigious École Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL), has gone too far with his ambitious plans to expand what is now referred to as the “MIT of Europe”. The 9 February referendum on immigration threatens not only EPFL’s European Union funding, but also access to […]
Back to school: Are your children excited or dreading it?
Summer is almost over and heading back to school is – for some – an exciting period to catch up with friends or get back into a familiar routine. For others, it will be a time of anxiety because they know that the bullying will start again. Shocking as it may sound, between 10% and […]