Swiss and international context
The range of continuing education offered in Swiss universities is structured and integrated in accordance with the Bologna Declaration , which aims to introduce a clearer, more comparable system for European degrees.
Awarding ECTS credits for continuing education guarantees that these qualifications are transparent and comparable
Continuing Education programmes in Switzerland lead to the following degrees:
- the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) comprising at least 10 ECTS credits
- the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) comprising at least 30 ECTS credits
- the Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) comprising at least 60 ECTS credits
The Swiss higher education system, source: www.swissuniversities.ch