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.

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

Swiss knowledge network in the United States

Network of science and technology outposts Switzerland: swissnex and science and technology counselors

In addition to our Office in Washington D.C., there are two Swiss science hubs in United States: