SIRA is a non-profit association with the goals of fostering national and international collaboration within the ICT research community and of promoting the visibility and recognition of research and advanced education in ICT and its related fields performed in Switzerland. SIRA achieves these goals by working to influence policy that impacts ICT research, coordinate ICT related efforts in research and advanced education both within Switzerland and with organisations abroad, and cultivating communication with industry, government, the press, and the general public.

SIRA Activities

  • provides direct access to the list of member Informatics Professors and Departments in Switzerland
  • organizes an annual conference of Swiss Informatics Department Heads
  • moderates a mailing list to keep its members informed about SIRA news and Swiss IT events
  • participates in this Website showing IT curricula in universities and universities of applied sciences FHS/HES
  • operates a contact office to promote and administrate exchange programs, fellowships and other activities for IT researchers from and to Switzerland


Martin Glinz, President
Eric Dubuis, Board member
Siegfried Handschuh, Treasurer
Matthias Hauswirth, Board member
James Larus, Board member



    Swiss Informatics Society SI
    TO: SIRA, Section of the SI


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