FEDE SCHOOLS

SWITZERLAND - LAUSANNE

The Minerva School is a private professional training institution that was founded in 1949 in Lausanne (Switzerland). It offers training for careers in the paramedical sector, on a Swiss and European scale.

The school positions its students’ job market integration as one of the priorities of its pedagogical approach. It provides them with quality education tailored to field realities, delivered by a competent pedagogical team.

The school is EduQua and QSC quality certified.  It offers training programmes that are accredited by the General Directorate of Post-Mandatory Education (DGEP) of the Canton of Vaud and the Swiss Association of Professional Schools for Medical Assistants (SVMB).

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.

PROGRAMMES AND DIPLOMAS:

FEDE European certifications offered:

  • Europe
    • European Citizenship
    • European Language

Other programmes and certificates:

Medical Assistant covering 3 years:
  • on a private basis, through full-time enrolment at the career school,
  • on a dual basis, through apprenticeship
Certificates obtained
  • Medical Assistant Federal Certificate of Capacity (CFC)
  • Medical Assistant Diploma from the Minerva School + A certificate accredited by the FEDE
Administrative and Medical Secretary covering 18 months: 
  • 12 months of theoretical lessons, in school on a full-time basis or while employed, followed by a practical 6-month internship period
Certificates obtained
  • Medical Secretary Diploma from the Minerva School + A certificate accredited by the FEDE
PERFORMA adult continuing education
  • Validation of skills acquired (laboraroty, care, medical invoicing, etc.)

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • Accreditation of our training programmes on an international level
  • EduQua and QSC quality certifications (national level accreditations)
  • Classes in small groups
  • A faculty made up of expert lecturers and educators
  • Professional medical equipment
  • Experience and Tradition
  • Spacious, modern premises designed and equipped based on state-of-the-art requirements
  • Paid internships, assigned and monitored by the school
  • Psychological support for the students
  • Pleasant atmosphere
 

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

KEY FIGURES:

Number of students: 125 - Number of foreign students: 100 - Number of teaching staff: 13 - Number of international lecturers: 5 - Number of Ph.D. holders: 3 - Number of alumni members: 2000 - Number of internships offered per year: 20 to 25 - Partnerships: FEDE, GEC (Grouping of Business Schools), DGEP (General Directorate of Post-Mandatory Education), FSEP (Swiss Federation of Private Schools) and SVMB (Swiss Association of Professional Schools for Medical Assistants) - Accreditations: FEDE, DGEP (General Directorate of Post-Mandatory Education of the Canton of Vaud), SVMB (Swiss Association of Professional Schools for Medical Assistants) - Excellence awards: 2 awards per year - Ranking: Private professional paramedical school


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