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    Jean-Luc Barras

    Jean-Luc Barras studied theoretical physics at the University of Fribourg and obtained his PhD at the Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry at the University of Fribourg in 1999. In parallel, he got a degree for teaching at upper secondary schools, and in 2010, completed his education with an MBA from the School of Business and Administration in Berne. Jean-Luc Barras began his career as a teacher and has worked since 2001 as project manager at the Swiss Agency for ICT in education ( in Bern where he has been also deputy Director since 2008. Since March 2011, he is head of International Co-operation at the Swiss National Science Foundation.