Université de Neuchâtel

Mobilité étudiante internationale : raisons d’étudier en Suisse, stratégies, expériences et projets d’avenir

Renggli, Christina ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards, revue neuchâteloise de géographie (Les étudiants internationaux), 2017, vol. 10, p. 71-91

This article examines the reasons, strategies, experiences and future plans of international students who relocate to Switzerland for tertiary studies. The University of Bern serves as a case study. An online survey was sent to all international students who were enrolled in the academic year 2015-2016 for their Bachelor, Master or Doctoral studies. The results show that their decisions to study...

Université de Neuchâtel

Gehören wir dazu? Grenzziehungsprozesse und Positionierungen der zweiten Generation im Vergleich zwischen Luzern und Neuchâtel

Duemmler, Kerstin ; Dahinden, Janine

In: Revue Suisse de sociologie (Swiss Journal of Sociology, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie), 2016, vol. 42, no. 2, p. 309-331

Rather than to examine the modes of integration of the second generation as is usually done, the article chooses to ask how the second generation position themselves vis-à-vis certain ethno-national boundaries and whether they feel that they belong. Based on interviews with young people of different origins, aged from 16 to 19 years and residing in the cantons of Lucerne and Neuchâtel, we...