About us

actionuni der Schweizer Mittelbau  represents young researchers as well as the associations of non-professorial academic staff of the Swiss cantonal universities, the Federal Institutes of Technology, the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences, and the Swiss Universities of Teacher Education on the Swiss national as well as the international level. actionuni’s objectives are to improve the academic career tracks and to coordinate the activities of the Swiss associations of non-professorial academic staff. Our work is guided by our Mission Statement / Leitbild.

actionuni currently has 17 active member organizations, representing 9 cantonal universities (incl. ETH/EPFL), 5 Universities of Applied Sciences and 5 Swiss Universities of Teacher Education.

The board has 6 members, 2 from cantonal universities (incl. ETH/EPFL), 2 from Universities of Applied Sciences and 2 from Universities of Teacher Education.

Additionally, the board’s work is strongly supported by actionuni representatives in various official commissions like Eurodoc, the Swiss Higher Education Conference, the Swiss Accreditiation Council, the Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF and swissuniversities.

The activities and the representation within actionuni are regulated by its bylaws (German/English).