Bachelor of Science in Vocational Education and Training

With the Bachelor of Science in Vocational Education and Training, you will acquire the skills to shape working life in the digital age. You will expand your understanding of the Swiss VPET system and how it is managed and will learn how to professionally lead VET projects. The programme lasts eight semesters. You can complete it while working.

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Bachelor of Science in Vocational Education and Training – shaping the work environment of today and tomorrow!
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As an expert in vocational education and training, you will be able to greatly contribute to forward-looking projects and high-impact initiatives involving schools and skills development. Playing a key role in the digital transformation of work, the economy and society, you will contribute your expertise to help learners, VET professionals, team leaders and trainers.

Studies at a glance

Study mode and duration

8-semester part-time programme (alongside gainful employment), 180 ECTS.
Part-time study is compatible with gainful employment. We recommend a maximum employment level of 50% of a standard workweek of 41 hours.


This programme is offered every two years. It is possible to enter the programme each year in the autumn semester by arrangement with the programme director.

ApplicationsThe official application deadline for the BSc degree programme is 31 May 2023. If places are still available, we may also assess applications for a place after this date. Please contact @email for more information.

Location of studies

SFUVET, Zollikofen near Bern

Language of instruction

German; other languages: French (B1, passive) and English (specialist texts)

Good to know


Programme schedule
Attendance of classes every two weeks (mainly Fr./Sa., sometimes also Thurs.) with guided self-study and internships

– BSc in Berufsbildung Studienplan (PDF)
– BSc in Berufsbildung Modulübersicht 2023 (PDF)
– BSc in Berufsbildung Modulerlass 2023 (PDF)

Here is the team that will guide you through your BSc studies.

Auditing options
Students have the option of attending individual modules as auditors.

Exchange semester
SFUVET supports the national and international mobility of students.


The prerequisite for admission is an academic, vocational or specialised baccalaureate. Holders of an equivalent qualification may also apply for admission. Find out more about the enrolment procedure. The programme has room for thirty students.

CostsCHF 850.– per semester (incl. materials)
CHF 200.– registration fee
CHF 200.– Acceptance and defence of Bachelor thesis (based on 
SFUVET Schedule of Fees)

Career prospects

As a VET expert, you will be able to take on tasks related to VET programmes and further development of the VET system. Future employers include government agencies, professional organisations, trade associations and vocational schools.

Other options include certification to teach language, communication and society courses after completing your Bachelor's degree or continuing on to the MSc in Vocational Education and Training programme.

Here's what our graduates have to say

Studierende BSc in Berufsbildung

“This was the perfect programme for me because it covered such a wide range of VET topics.”

Michela Cicilano