05.11.2014

New legal basis for .ch Internet addresses

The SWITCH foundation will stop selling .ch domain names as of the beginning of January 2015 and successively hand over the related client support to its business partners, the registrars. The basis for this change is the new Ordinance on Internet Domains (ODI), which was passed by the Federal Council today. SWITCH will in future focus on operating the .ch domain name directory and on ensuring that the Swiss Internet remains secure and stable. Read on

"Stories": a new online section

The latest news from SWITCH is now posted quickly. Stories can be filtered by category and items relating to broad, topical subject areas are gathered together in dossiers.

SWITCH – our mission

At the service of the universities

SWITCH provides innovative, unique internet services for the Swiss universities and internet users.

More about SWITCH

switchplus ag – our subsidiary

Domain Names and hosting

switchplus offers domain names as well as web and mail hosting for private and business customers.

continue to switchplus.ch

Global participations – our commitment

Internationally networked

We believe in knowledge networking: as a participant in DANTE, operator of the European research network, and as a member of partner organisations worldwide.

More about our global participations

Initiatives – in Switzerland and internationally

Education matters to us

There are many different facets to our commitment: extending from eduhub.ch, the national e-Learning forum, via the specialist internet conference Domain pulse, right through to the Junior Web Award, the website competition for school classes.

More about our initiatives
Education matters to us