Federal Department of Foreign Affairs


Main navigation

Sub navigation

Further information

Quick search

Swiss Network of Science and Technology
  • swissnex Portal
    Network of science and technology outposts Switzerland: swissnex and science and technology counselors
Information on Canada
Small Country – Big Science

You are here:

Science, Technology and Higher Education

 Higher Education: Studies, Research and Scholarships 

What we do and who we are
The Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education (OSTHE) at the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. aims to strengthen cooperation in science, technology and higher education between Switzerland and the United States and Canada. It provides background and analysis to support fact-based policy decisions in Switzerland. The OSTHE showcases Switzerland as a hub for excellent higher education and research and promotes the exchange of ideas with scientists and science policy-makers.

Andreas Ledergerber, Head of Office, Counselor for Science and Technology
Tracy Dove, Ph. D., Scientific Advisor 
Valentina Imelli, Academic Associate

Swiss knowledge network in the United States
In addition to our Office in Washington D.C., there are two Swiss science hubs in United States:
All three bodies report to both the State Secretariat for Education and Research and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

Contact Science, Technology and Higher Education Section

Tel.: +1 (202) 745-7958