UniDistance Suisse is a foundation that manages a university institute. Discover its various strategic and operational bodies below.

To find out more about our structure, read our statutes and organisational regulations.

Strategic bodies

Foundation Council

The Foundation Council (Board of Trustees) develops UniDistance Suisse on a continuous basis and expands the range of courses and programmes offered according to the changing needs of business and industry and of the…

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Academic Advisory Board

The Academic Advisory Board supports quality assurance in teaching, studies and research. As a body of experts, it advises the Foundation Council on all issues relating to academic teaching and research and submits proposals…

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Academic Council

The Academic Council represents the legislative office of UniDistance Suisse and supports the Executive Board in the fulfilment of its academic mission.

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Faculties

Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law offers a Bachelor's degree in Law, in either French or German or in both languages. It also offers a Master's in Law in French or German. In addition, the Faculty teaches a CAS in Data Protection.

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Faculty of Psychology

The Faculty of Psychology offers a bachelor's and a master's degree. It also offers a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Diet and Behaviour. Teaching is carried out in French and German.

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Faculty of Economics

The Faculty of Economics at UniDistance Suisse offers a bachelor's degree in economics and management in French and a bachelor's degree in economics in German. It also offers short specialisation programmes in French.

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Faculty of History

The Faculty of Historical Science offers a Bachelor's in Contemporary History. As from the autumn 2024 term, it will also be offering a Master's. In addition, it teaches a CAS in Francophone studies.

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Operations

Executive board

The Executive Board is the governing body in operational charge of UniDistance Suisse. The Executive Board is headed by the Rector and elected by the Foundation Council.

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Executive secretary

The Executive Secretary supports the Executive Board in all administrative aspects.

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Teaching Department

The Teaching Department is headed by the Vice-Rector for Teaching and consists of the following divisions:

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Research Department

The Research Department is headed by the Vice-Rector for Research and consists of the following divisions:

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Academic Services

The Academic Services Department is headed by the Academic Services Director and consists of the following divisions:

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Central Services Department

The Department is headed by the Central Services Director and consists of the following divisions:

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Vice-Rectorate for Teaching and Directorate Academic Services

The division Vice-Rectorate for Teaching and Directorate Academic Services supports the Vice-Rector for Teaching and the Academic Services Director.

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Quality assurance and data protection

Data Protection

UniDistance Suisse pays particular attention to protecting the personal data of its students, teaching teams and employees.

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Quality Assurance

The Quality Assurance staff unit reports to the Executive Board. It is responsible for the quality management of UniDistance Suisse.

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