414.205.1 guidance by the Council of higher education for renewal coordinated teaching of universities Swiss under the Bologna process (guidelines of Bologna HEU) of 28 may 2015 (Status January 1, 2015) the Council of universities, to contribute to the renewal process coordinated education which was introduced at the European level by the "Joint Declaration of the European Ministers of Education Convened in Bologna we the 19 of June 1999 ' ('declaration Bologna"), in order, through this process of reform, to better ensure the quality of the studies, to expand the mobility of students at all levels, to develop interdisciplinary courses of study and to guarantee equality of opportunity by the opportunity to study part-time as well as sufficient training aid, seen art. 2, al. 2, let. b, c. 1, of the Convention of February 26, 2015 between the Confederation and the cantons on cooperation in the field of higher education in relation to art. 12, al. 3, let. a, of the law of September 30, 2011 on the encouragement and coordination of higher education, issues, on a proposal from the Conference of Presidents of the Swiss universities, the following guidelines as a mandatory framework regulation: art. 1 courses of study staggered the Swiss (hereinafter ' universities') universities organize all their courses of study according to the following courses: a. a first course, including 180 credits (bachelor studies); b. a second course, including 90 to 120 credits (master's degree); c. the doctorate, the scope and content are determined independently by each University.
Together, the bachelor and master studies replace current studies diploma or license. Regarding the duration of the funding of studies and the aid for training, as well as the taxes of course, bachelor and master studies thus constitute the two phases of a single course of studies.
Art. 2 credits universities award credits in accordance with the European system of transfer of credits (ECTS) studies, based on benefits of controlled studies.
One credit corresponds to a provision of studies requiring between 25 and 30 hours of work.
Art. 3 access to the master studies admission to master studies in principle requires a bachelor of a high school diploma or an equivalent degree issued by a high school.
Holders of a bachelor degree issued by a Swiss University are admitted without other conditions in the master studies courses of the corresponding branch of studies.
For admission to specialized courses of study to master, universities may set additional, identical conditions for all candidates.
Examination of the equivalence of the bachelor degrees in other high schools respects the principle of equality of treatment.
Universities can depend on the degree of master of the acquisition of knowledge and skills not acquired for obtaining the bachelor.
Art. 4 access to the University with a degree of Bachelor's degree issued by a university or a college holders of a bachelor degree from a University of applied sciences Switzerland or by a Swiss College are admitted to studies proposed by a University, regardless of the type and the origin of their prior training certificate. Direct access to universities master's is possible for those who qualify for admission to the master of their own type of high school studies and must catch up benefits of studies representing a maximum of 60 credits (additional requirements).
For direct access to the master of University studies, the Conference of Rectors of the Swiss universities establishes the procedure to determine the additional requirements; for each branch, it sets the volume of these requirements.
The cantons set out the conditions required for registration to the cantonal universities. The Confederation sets the conditions required for the registration to the EPF.
Measures, applicable to all candidates, to restrict access to the studies are reserved in all cases.
Art. 5 unified denomination of university graduates unify the denomination of their diploma of studies in accordance with recognised international denominations.
Art. 6 run the Conference of Rectors of Swiss universities is responsible for the coordination of the implementation of these guidelines, as long as it falls within the competence of its members. She coordinates including the definition of branches of studies as well as the provisions relating to admission to the specialized master studies courses of universities and ensure their publication.
Art. 7 monitoring the universities Board exercises supervision over the implementation of these guidelines.
Art. 8 transitional provision on the equivalence of the license and the master's degree licenses and diplomas are equivalent to a master's degree. Equivalence will be certified on request by the University that issued the license or diploma.
A license or diploma holders are allowed to wear the title of master in place and place of their former title.
Art. 9 repeal of another Act guidelines for Bologna of the Swiss University Conference of December 4, 2003 are repealed.
[RO 3003 2004, 2006 1071, 2008 3603]
Art. 10 entry into force these guidelines come into force retroactively on 1 January 2015.
RO 2015 1627 RS 414.205 RS 414.20 State on January 1, 2015