ERIC Number: ED249901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Switzerland: A Study of the Educational System of Switzerland and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students from Switzerland in Educational Institutions of the United States.
Dickey, Karlene N.
The educational system of Switzerland is described, and guidelines concerning the academic placement of students who wish to study in U.S. institutions are provided. After describing primary and secondary education, attention is directed to teacher training, tertiary education, and training in the health fields. Specific considerations include: academic and vocational upper-secondary school, secondary school general education, teacher training for different educational levels and for special subjects, and professional degree programs in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, nursing, dental assisting/hygenics, dietetics, hospital administration, optometry, pharmacy, social work, laboratory technology, and physical/occupational therapy. Placement recommendations are provided for university programs in 21 fields, including agriculture, art, business administration and commerce, engineering, forestry, law, library science, music, social work, and theology. Profiles of 10 Swiss universities are also provided. A list of private Swiss schools offering British, Canadian, and/or U.S. curricula is appended, along with a list of federally-recognized Swiss academic upper secondary schools. Also appended are the German, French, and Italian designations of primary and secondary programs. (SW)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Articulation (Education), College Admission, Degrees (Academic), Dental Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Medical Education, Nursing Education, Professional Education, Student Placement, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: International Communications Agency, Washington, DC. Directorate for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Foreign Educational Credentials; Switzerland
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials For other titles in this series, see HE 017 786.