Recognition of radiological protection training undergone abroad

Radiation protection trainings which have been followed abroad can be recognised provided they meet the Swiss requirements. You can find below whom to contact.

Foreign diplomas of health professions

The FOPH is responsible for the recognition of foreign university degrees and advanced training qualifications for university-level medical professions and the psychology professions. Find out more here.

Qualifications

Under the Swiss-EU/EFTA Agreement on Free Movement of Persons, professional diplomas, university degrees and medical specialist titles for regulated professions can be recognized in Switzerland.

With such recognition, evidence of qualifications is deemed to have been provided, insofar as this is also applicable for the Swiss diploma or specialist title.

The following bodies are responsible for the recognition of professional diplomas, university degrees and medical specialist titles:

Sector
Professional group Responsible body
Training in the healthcare sector

Non-graduate healthcare professions (dental hygienist, dental practice assistant, medical practice assistant, medical radiation technicians RT, etc.)

State Secretariat for Education, research and Innovation (SERI)

 

Dental hygienist and RT:
Swiss Red Cross (SRC)

Graduate healthcare professions (physician, dentist, veterinary surgeon, chiropractor) FOPH/Medical Professions Commission (MEBEKO)
Training in the research and industrial sector Professional education and universities of applied sciences State Secretariat for Education, research and Innovation (SERI)
University degrees Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS)

Last modification 06.08.2019

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Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Division of Radiological Protection
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Berne
Switzerland
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