On March 29, the President of the University received his Excellency Mr. Ambassador of Switzerland Mr. Guillaume SCHEURER, accompanied by Mrs. Christine PIRINOLI, Vice Rector of HES-SO, the largest specialized university in Switzerland as well as other embassy officials. The Vice-Presidents of the University and the heads of establishments were also invited to this meeting, during which the two establishments were presented. Many common points and points of convergence were highlighted in the discussion that followed, in particular on the opportunities for cooperation in training and research, in areas of common interest, as well as the possibilities of setting up reciprocal mobility for students and teachers.
The supervision of joint supervision of theses and the possibilities of developing research in partnership with companies were also discussed. A visit to some infrastructures and technological and development platforms was organized in honor of the illustrious guests, following this meeting. Like the eight other Swiss universities of applied sciences, the HES-SO has become in 20 years an essential partner for training and research in Switzerland and with its six fields and its network of 28 universities bringing together 22,000 students. , it is a major player in socio-economic and cultural development in the seven cantons of western Switzerland.