Knowledge Through Science

The Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) is an international research-led institution located in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

SIT's mission is to provide research, knowledge and education
in three broad areas of advanced technology:

Distributed Crypto Architectures
Software Engineering
Artificial Intelligence
Quantum Technologies
Advanced Materials
Business Sciences
Digital Health
Digital Sport
Digital Law
SIT is founded by entrepreneurs, led by scientists, and advanced by world-class researchers.

Students, academics and industry need a new model of education for the challenges in today's hyper-connected, data-driven world. SIT bridges the gap between education, research and applications for industry, unifying them in one institution. SIT research and education removes the traditional barriers between specialities and thrives on interdisciplinarity.

SIT students and faculty know no bounds except for those of their ambition, determination and excellence.

SIT's vision: education and science without boundaries.
Why Schaffhausen?

Education at SIT

What SIT Offers to Students
Future-oriented learning with a new curriculum in software engineering, advanced materials, quantum technologies and digital business
MSc degrees in co-operation with top-ranked universities
Research projects in cooperation with industry and monitored by industry experts
Foundation support for scholarships
Access to jobs with leading companies
Cutting-edge research projects supervised by top scientists

Research at SIT
SIT research addresses pressing questions at the leading edge of science and technology, in the areas covered by SIT. Research is organised around chairs, grouped into departments.
The first department is the Department of Software Engineering, with two chairs.
Prof. Bertrand Meyer
Chair of Software and Security
at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Professor of Software Engineering (emeritus) at ETH Zurich: Chair of Software Engineering. Chief Technology Officer, Eiffel Software.

CV: Électricité de France 1974-1983;Univ. of California Santa Barbara 1983-1985; Eiffel Software, Santa Barbara since 1985 (president until 2001, then CTO); ETH Zurich since Oct. 2001 (department chair 2004-2006).
Prof. Mauro Pezzè
Chair of Software Testing and Analysis
at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
He founded the STAR research laboratory of USI Università della Svizzera italiana in 2007, and the LTA research laboratory of Università degli studi di Milano Bicocca in 2000, and is now building the research team of the chair of Software Quality and Cybersecurity of SIT Schaffhausen Institute of Technology.

Mauro Pezzè has advised over 40 PhD students who successfully graduated and occupy prestigious positions in industry and academy.
Interested in
a faculty position at SIT?
Leave us your e-mail, we'll get back to you soon.
SIT Strategic Advisory Board
Konstantin Novoselov
Sir Professor
Professor of Physics
Centre for Advanced 2D Materials,
National University of Singapore
Nobel Prize winner (2010)
Mark Kamlet
Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Provost Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon
Nicolas Gisin
Professor of Quantum Information and Communication,
University of Geneva
Artur Ekert
Director, Center for Quantum Technologies, Oxford University
Fellow of Merton College, University of Oxford
Lee Kong Chian Centennial Professor, National University of Singapore
Mikhail Lukin
Professor of Physics, Harvard University
Co-Director, Harvard Quantum Optics Center
Co-Director, Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms

SIT Management Team
Dr Serguei Beloussov
Chairman of the Board, Founder of SIT
PhD Quantum Physics; Singaporean serial tech entrepreneur; CEO of Acronis, Education Investor
Dr Jürgen Brücker
Executive Vice President
PhD Economics, Swiss Education professional, University of St Gallen, University of Liechtenstein
Elena Novoselova
Vice President Communication and Grant Management
German, Head of Dissemination Graphene Flagship
Dimitri Kondratieu
Vice President Operations and Strategy
PhD Computational Physics, Russian, Founding President of Innopolis University Kazan, Education and Tech entrepreneur
Cristian Garcia
Vice President Finance and Administration
Swiss Certified Public Accountant, MBA University of St. Gallen, Swiss Finance Professional
Bertrand Meyer
Professor and SIT Provost
Em. Professor ETH Software Engineering
Christian Wipf
Board Member
MSc Johns Hopkins University, Swiss Finance Professional
Aliona Geckler
Chief of Staff
SIT News
We're happy to hear from you
Please fill out this form to let SIT know how we can help you.
Your message to Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
You agree with our Terms and Conditions
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you've provided to them or that they've collected from your use of their services
Ok, don't show again