Study branch 2   othershow all attributes
Name swissEduPersonStudyBranch2
Description Study branch of a student, intermediate level of classification
Vocabulary controlled, see below
References SIUS/SHIS
OID 2.16.756.
LDAP Syntax Integer {6}
# of values multi
Example values
  • 42
  • 62


This attribute follows the catalog of study branches of the SIUS/SHIS. It is classified in branch, domain of branch and group of domain. This attribute is a code corresponding to the domain of branch.

For swissEduPersonHomeOrganizationType = university, possible values can be found in the first column of the uniStudyBranch2.csv file (see Appendix A: 'Study branches for Swiss universities' in the Attribute Specification).

For swissEduPersonHomeOrganizationType = uas, possible values can be found in the first column of the uasStudyBranch2.csv file (see Appendix B: 'Study branches for Swiss universities of applied sciences' in the Attribute Specification).


  • This attribute is meaningful only if the person is a student (eduPersonAffiliation = student).

  • The uniStudyBranch2.csv file (uasStudyBranch2.csv) lists possible values of this attribute and the corresponding meaning in German and French.
    Example: the value 42 means that the student is studying in a branch belonging to "Naturwissenschaften" ("Sciences naturelles").

  • If a value of this attribute is set, it always implies a value of swissEduPersonStudyBranch1 even if it is not explicitly defined; it is the value given on the fourth column of the csv file.
    Example: swissEduPersonStudyBranch2 = 42 means that swissEduPersonStudyBranch1 = 4.

Find the complete list of attribute definitions in one single document: Attribute Specification