Appeal "Not Without Switzerland" handed over

The scientific community of Switzerland addressed the appeal to the Presidents of the Swiss Confederation and the European Commission.

After the public vote in Switzerland on immigration on the 9th of February 2014, the scientific community of Switzerland launched the appeal of the Swiss and European academic community for an open European higher education area.

The initiators and the 30'905 signatories are officially asking to take steps to ensure an ongoing participation of Switzerland in Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 and to look for solutions in order to safeguard an open european and international higher education area.

Please refer to Euresearch for the source of this information and the letters submitted to the President of the Swiss Confederation and the President of the European Commission.