International Office

Schwyz University of Teacher Education (PHSZ) is an institution of higher education where students can qualify to become pre-primary and primary teachers. Our Bachelor degree study programmes include teaching methods, classroom management, child development, and  a broad range of school subjects. We have a strong record in both continuing professional development and research & development, especially in the field of digital media to facilitate teaching and learning processes in education. We are located in the heart of Switzerland, in a state-of-the-art building  surrounded by mountains and a stunning natural landscape.
Building up a network with international partners leading to mutually beneficial exchanges and promoting intercultural competence between researchers, lecturers and students is one of our aims at PHSZ.
With around 300 students PHSZ is a small, friendly, and innovative university firmly established locally  but internationally open promoting exchanges with our partners both from Switzerland and abroad.
The International Office  (IO) is responsible for organising exchange programmes  for incoming and outgoing students, lecturers and staff with partners in Switzerland, Europe or overseas.

Partner Universities

PHSZ cooperates with universities in Switzerland, Europe and overseas (pdf). If your University ist not listed, please get in touch with the International Officer of your institution. For further information in Switzerland see

Government scholarship

Swissuniversities manages foreign government scholarships for Swiss students and researchers of over 30 countries. If you are interested, please find here further information.


Schwyz University of Teacher Education
Pädagogische Hochschule Schwyz
International Office
Zaystrasse 42
6410 Goldau

T +41 41 859 05 53
international @


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