Education, Research, Culture


Policy on Science, Research, Technology, Education and Training

Maryline Maillard – Counsellor
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 38

Contact: Jelena Wagner
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 51

Barbara Montereale

Information Society, Telecommunications, Audio-visual, Culture, postal services, sport

Barbara Montereale – First Secretary
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 39

Contact: Jelena Wagner
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 51

Research – a fruitful cooperation

Fruitful cooperation exists between Switzerland and the EU in the field of scientific research: Further information at

MEDIA – support for Swiss cinema

In the 1990s, the European Union launched its MEDIA programme, which helps improve the chances of European films, which are at a disadvantage in isolated domestic markets, against competition from the big Hollywood productions.

Education – for the benefit of the students

The EU has built up a considerable reputation for encouraging student mobility in life-long learning. At university, students can take part in educational programmes such as Erasmus.