Welcome to the ch Foundation
The ch Foundation for Federal Cooperation is an inter-cantonal organization involving all 26 cantons. It promotes understanding between Switzerland's different linguistic communities and cultures, as well as intercantonal and canton/Confederation cooperation. It is committed to the concept of federalism.
EXCHANGE AND MOBILITY
Part of the ch Foundation's remit is to promote exchange within Switzerland. Participation in the European education programmes under Erasmus+ is currently governed by a transitional solution that was adopted by the Federal Council in 2014. The ch Foundation has been entrusted with putting the transitional solution into practice. Find out more
The ch Series is a project run by the ch Foundation for Federal Cooperation. It has been supporting literary translations between the country's national languages since 1974 in the form of grants towards printing costs, and quality reviews. In this way, it encourage literary exchange across linguistic barriers.Find out more
CONFERENCE OF CANTONAL GOVERNMENTS
The Conference of Cantonal Governments (CCG) provides the 26 cantonal governments with a targeted and concerted means of representing their interests in policy-making at the federal level. The CCG promotes cooperation between the cantons, and provides the latter with the necessary coordination and briefing.Find out more
HOUSE OF CANTONS
The House of Cantons is home to the secretariats of various intercantonal government and directors' conferences, as well as the related institutions. Using a common infrastructure strengthens intercantonal cooperation and creates synergies.Find out more
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like further information.
Tel: +41 32 346 18 00