The SI promotes information and communications technologies (ICT) in Switzerland in research and in practice. Consisting of about 2;000 members, the SI is the largest association of informatics professionals in Switzerland. Si members consists of people without academic degrees, those working in science, business, government, and in education.
The Swiss Informatics Society (SI) promotes professionalism with all who work in information technology (IT). SI has about 2000 members and is the largest professional association in Switzerland representing exclusively persons working in IT or promoting our goals. SI members have academic degrees in IT or have acquired their knowledge and experience in specialised courses and through practice. Members may also be those who just wish to support the goals of SI – without necessarily being IT professionals themselves.
SI is a member of and is represented by following national and international bodies:
ICTswitzerland: The umbrella organization of ICT organizations in Switzerland
CEPIS (Brussels): Council of European Professional Informatics Societies
ECDL Foundation: 20 years ago, SI decided to introduce the European Computer Driving License (ECDL) in Switzerland with the aim of helping to improve digital literacy in our country. To date, over 250’000 people have registered for this program and achieved certification.
IFIP: International Federation of Information Processing Societies
SI Digital Magazine
news events and articles
Suisse Romande Magazine
technology for the disabled
Swiss software engineering
Digital Arts & Technology
European Computer Drivers License
digitalization and economy
self-employed IT professionals
sustainability in IT and by IT
CH Open Knowledge Fdn.
IT & Soceity
technology and social sciences in dialogue
AI and cognitive science
Swiss Informatics Research Association
Swiss Software Engineering
Other SI Communities
groups and sections
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