Aargau: Education

"To study is to develop as a person. To research is to shape the future."


Throughout its existence, the Canton has attributed great importance to education. Thus it pioneered an important change that influenced the entire Swiss educational system: two centuries ago, the Canton became the first to establish a grammar school with lay teachers. Educational reform has been high on the Canton's political agenda for some years now. Two factors remain key: adapting the curriculum to meet changing skills requirements and encouraging individuals to improve their skills.


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University of Applied Sciences

University of Applied Sciences North-Western Switzerland


Research institutions

Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)

Technopark Aargau (Link only in German) 


Applications for grants

Study bursaries (Link only in German)  

educationsuisse – education in Switzerland


The teaching system in the Canton of Aargau

Educational system (Link only in German) 

District school addresses (Link only in German)  

English at primary school (Link only in German) 


For more information on education in the Canton of Aargau

Education portal of Canton Aargau (Link only in German)  

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