Swiss Confederation

Investbank Provides Loans for Undergraduate and Doctoral Students

From the beginning of the 2019/2020 academic year, Investbank will provide loans to undergraduate and doctoral students after concluding a contract with the Ministry of Education and Science for lending to undergraduate and doctoral students with state financial support. The student loan system guarantees access for young people to higher education, regardless of their social status.

Increase in The amount of the Withdrawn Student Credits

50 million leva is the maximum amount of the new government guarantees that the Council of Ministers has approved under the Students and PhD Students Loan Act (LCAS). Credits are granted to Bulgarian citizens, citizens of the EU, EEA and Swiss Confederation and are only for higher education in Bulgaria.

Switzerland Removes Restrictions on the Work and Establishment of Bulgarians

From 1 June 2019, the citizens of Bulgaria and Romania will have full freedom of movement, employment and establishment in Switzerland. Thus, they will have the same rights as other EU citizens (except Croatia) and will be able to reside freely in the country provided they have a job, the Press Center Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Minister-delegate Ciamba welcomes Switzerland's decision to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1

Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba has welcomed a decision by the Swiss Federal Council to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1. "I welcome the decision by the Swiss Federal Council to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1, 2019. The safeguard clause limiting this right for Romanian and Bulgarian nationals is thus ending.

Swiss Ambassador-Designate: For better future, state must work together with civil society

The Ambassador-Designate of the Swiss Confederation to Romania, Arthur Mattli, said on Monday that if a better future is wanted, the state must work together with the civil society and the private sector. Today the contribution of the civil society is very important.

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev is on a Two-day Visit to Switzerland

Opportunities to promote trade and economic cooperation between Bulgaria and the Swiss Confederation, the partnership of the two countries in the field of education and science, cooperation in the field of defense and security will be among the topics that the Bulgarian head of state Rumen Radev will discuss within the framework of the two-day official visit to the Swiss Confederation at the in

#Romania2019.eu/Minister-delegate Ciamba: We're working intensely so that negotiations on future MFF advance in due time

Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba chaired in Brussels on Tuesday the General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting under the aegis of Romania's Presidency at the EU Council, where there was tackled an important topic on the discussion agenda, namely the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs.

Deputy PM Birchall tackles gender equality on labour market at World Economic Forum in Davos

Ensuring equal opportunities for women and men on the labor market is an important objective of the Romanian Presidency at the EU Council, said Deputy Prime Minister Ana Birchall, who represented the Romanian Government at the World Economic Forum in Davos, which took place between 22 and 25 January, being an annual event that gathers political leaders, diplomats, economists, representatives of

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