FS-CH is a young institution, leading in distance teaching in Switzerland. FS-CH has developed a rich spectrum of distance degrees and university awards (B.A., M.A.). At this moment more than 2000 students are registered. They have the opportunity to study in German and French. The objective of FS-CH is to promote and develop the basic academic formation as well as continuing education at the university level on the Swiss territory. FS-CH collaborates with the Confederation, the cantons as well as Swiss and foreign universities and organizations.