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Talent, education and research

Academic work in the Grisons
Academic work
in the Grisons

Academic work in the Grisons

In the Grisons we produce intelligent breathing apparatus, to help seriously ill patients to breathe independently again; high-performance polyamides for mobile applications in cell phones, tablets or virtual-reality headsets and measuring instruments for satellites to research the influence of the sun on the earth's climate.

In a dual education system we attend universities of applied science and advanced technical colleges while also gaining practical vocational training. 20 research institutes and clinics, 6 universities of applied science and 14 advanced technical colleges are located in the Grisons catchment area while practical vocation training is provided in 250 professions. For us, work and study belong together.

Education, Research and Development

One of the best education systems in the world

  • Excellent education system from kindergarten right up to university graduation    
  • The quality of state schools is internationally recognised    
  • Close vicinity to live practical work in industry and research
  • Universities of Applied Sciences, advanced technical colleges and colleges are renowned throughout the world    
  • A dual education system: Along with conventional schooling, the dual education system provides apprenticeships in many handcraft and industrial trades as well service professions, ensuring practical traiing "on the job"    
  • International oriented families enjoy tailor-made schooling opportunities

Internationally networked research location

  • Highly qualified scientists from all over the world are employed in the Grisons: 60% of researchers here have their origins abroad    
  • The research institutes are integrated into globally active networks    
  • The Grisons research center includes renowned institutes such as the CSEM in Landquart as well as the AO Foundation, the SIAF or the CK-CARE in Davos    
  • New, high-performance spin-offs are created thanks to these research institutes