Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education

About us

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.

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Team Members

  • Mr. Andreas Ledergerber, Head of Office
  • Mr. Tracy Dove, Ph. D., Scientific Advisor
  • Ms. Katia Grütter, Project Coordinator
  • Mr. Matthias Widmer, Academic Associate

To contact the Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education:

was.science@eda.admin.ch
Tel: +1 (202) 745 7958