Training in the field of adult education as a whole is offered in Switzerland by four different providers:

The University of Geneva offers adult education as a field of specialisation within a faculty degree (licentiate) programme.

The Academy for Adult Education in Lucerne offers a part-time course on one afternoon per week, together with residential elements, over three years.

The Swiss Federation for Adult Education offers a cycle of six-week residential programmes spread over a three-year period.

The Education Department of the Canton of Berne offers a cycle of four one-week residential programmes, combined with supervision in the workplace.