écal

FOUNDATION YEAR

  Yearly costs in swiss francs
(CHF)
Yearly cost 
Domiciled in Vaud (1)
1'000.-
Domiciled in a canton having ratified the Convention C-FE (1-2)
20'400.-
Domiciled in another canton (1-3)
20'400.-
Domiciled abroad (1-4)
20'400.-
If a reduction is granted
8'160.-
  
Instruction relating to the Foundation Year's reduction for
candidates who are not residing in canton de Vaud
(only available in French > available soon)
 
  
Registration fee (for all)
150.-
Contribution to study fee (for all)
550.-
Supplementary accident insurance (for all)
25.-
  

Totals 

 
Domiciled in Vaud
1'725.-
Domiciled in a canton having ratified the Convention C-FE
21'125.-
Domiciled in another canton
21'125.-
Domiciled abroad
21'125.-
If a reduction is granted
8'885.-
  

(1) Personnel data form for domicile determination (only available in French)
This form and its appendixes must be sent by mail or e-mail  inscription@ecal.ch in parallel with the online application until March 5th 2019 at the latest (postmark date prevails).


(2) Cantons having ratified the intercantonal Convention C-FE

In all cases, the candidate must submit to the Canton of domicile of one of their parents, a request of authorization to follow ECAL’s Foundation Year. 

FR–NE-JU > cantons which are not offering an equivalent foundation year
When the amount of CHF 20'400.- represents an obstacle to following the Foundation Year, and as long as the canton of domicile has not delivered an authorization to follow the training, the candidate can solicit from ECAL’s Direction a request of reduction to the amount*

BE-GE-VS > cantons which are offering an equivalent foundation year (no reduction possible)


(3) Other cantons

in all cases it is recommended to see with your canton what are the subsidy possibilities.

AI-AR-BL-GL-GR-NW-OW-SH-SO-SZ-TG-UR-ZG > cantons which are not offering an equivalent foundation year
When the amount of CHF 20'400.- represents an obstacle to following the Foundation Year, and as long as the canton of domicile does not offer any subsidy possibilities, the candidate can solicit from ECAL’s Direction a request of reduction to the amount*

AG-BS-LU-SG-TI-ZH > cantons which are offering an equivalent foundation year (no reduction possible)


(4) Domiciled abroad > countries which are not offering an equivalent foundation year

When the amount of CHF 20'400.- represents an obstacle to following the Foundation Year, the candidate can solicit from ECAL’s Direction a request of reduction to the amount*


*The tuition fee reduction request form (only available in French) and its appendixes are to be sent by post to ECAL by March 5th 2019 the latest (postmark date prevails).


ECAL’s Administration office (Tél. +41 (0)21.316.99.39 - inscription@ecal.ch) gives any additional information.