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Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) is a research-led institute that address the problems humans face through technology and innovation. War, climate change, poverty and disease affect the entire world's population, and without intervention, these global mega-issues will only worsen.
Education at SIT
Computer technology are part of just about everything that touches our lives. SIT offers rewarding and challenging possibilities for a wide range of people whether student, researcher or start-up.

Working in the new technology fields at SIT opens the door to most industries as it drives innovation in science and also in engineering, business, entertainment and education. SIT will cooperate with top-10 computer science schools worldwide, with leading tech companies and use satellite campuses to maximize attraction of best talents globally.

In addition, partnerships with leading computer science universities such as Carnegie Mellon (CMU) and Singapore University (NUS) help to establish the network further and offer students access to these top schools.
SIT offers to students
Future-oriented education system with new curriculum in software engineering, novel materials, quantum technologies, digital business

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Swiss accredited degree: BSc, MSc and PhD degree

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Dual degrees with top ranked universities

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Foundation support for scholarships
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Access to jobs in leading IT companies

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Cutting-edge research projects supervised by top scientists

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Research at SIT
SIT research centers are aimed to conduct cutting edge research in new technologies through partnerships of academia and industry. Private and corporate non-profit ownership with focus on applied research.

Research centers pursue the goal of publishing latest research (i.e. CSE, POPL, IROS), the IP of new technologies and applications, spin-off's and research minded professionals.

Projects are to be integrated in university curriculum and technology transfer to be encouraged also by contractual research for industry. Research centers are sponsored by corporates, private investors, funds.
Meet the SIT management team
SB Serguei Beloussov
Bertrand Meyer
Christian Wipf
Dimitri Kondratieu
Singaporean tech entrepreneur, CEO of Acronis and other companies, science enthusiast.

In Serguei's words, "With SIT, Schaffhausen will become known as a major center for technology and innovation".
SIT scientific leader and provost, formerly Professor of Software Engineering at ETH Zurich, founder of Eiffel Software, author of classic software engineering textbooks. Lives in Zurich.

Bertrand considers SIT "the opportunity to reach new frontiers in science and technology with great resources, an enthusiastic team and the freedom to innovate".
SIT scientific leader and provost, formerly Professor of Software Engineering at ETH Zurich, founder of Eiffel Software, author of classic software engineering textbooks. Lives in Zurich.

Bertrand considers SIT "the opportunity to reach new frontiers in science and technology with great resources, an enthusiastic team and the freedom to innovate".
Entrepreneur and academic with a record of building up new research universities such as Innopolis University in Tatarstan. Lives in Schaffhausen

"SIT", says Dimitri, "is a once-in-a-lifetime project to reach the top ranks of international research universities faster than any pundit would think possible".
Leadership
To lead the evolution of SIT it has started to establish a seasoned leadership team combining educational academic, science and research as well as management expertise.

In addition, the initiators of SIT maintain close relations with world renowned academics, researches and entrepreneurs from the field of emerging technologies. They will help to develop and design the education and research program.

These advisors will support the leadership team to give shape to SIT's organizational structure, faculty appointments, curriculum and degrees, focus on social implications and responsibilities, and infrastructure.
Why SIT?
Know more about
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
and our mission
SIT's mission is to advance knowledge and discovery in the areas of emerging technologies with high research potential, future relevance and commercial applications. It wants to provide an environment and campus of creativity, education, research, and entrepreneurship consisting of a university, research centers and a technology park.

The education and research will be supported by world class scientist and technologists and will be offering BSc, MsC and PhD degrees through on-line and offline education open to Swiss and international students. SIT will combine research led education together with Top 10 University partnerships initially for Master of Science and later for PhD programs.



Why Shaffhausen?
The economy of Schaffhausen is characterised by an exciting mix of international business service providers and innovative businesses with highly-developed tech capabilities. The Canton's government has in the last 20 years consistently pursued a targeted strategy which has attracted around 600 businesses to set up operations in Schaffhausen. These now form part of the local business landscape alongside highly innovative businesses specialising in advanced manufacturing and R&D.
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