SWITCH edu-ID for your service

Integrate "Login with SWITCH edu-ID" into your service.

Provide SWITCH edu-ID as login

More than 500'000 active users


  • Access to the university community with hundreds of thousands of students and staff

  • Can be used across all universities

  • Easy access for new users who do not yet have a SWITCH edu-ID account

Verified attributes


  • Controlled access based on supplied roles and attributes

  • Attributes verified by higher education institutions: e.g. student/employee status

  • Self verified attributes: e.g. postal address, mobile number, ORCID

  • Service-specific attributes and quality requirements



  • Two-Step Login (2FA/MFA)

  • Duplicate check

  • Customized login dialogue

  • Support for SAML (Shibboleth)

  • Support for OpenID Connect (OIDC)

Requirements for SWITCH edu-ID

The Resource Registry is a central database managed by SWITCH,
in which all services are registered.


The Swiss universities already have contracts with SWITCH and correspondingly access to the Resource Registry.
New services can be entered directly.



If you are not from a Swiss university, you can sign a contract directly with SWITCH and get access to the Resource Registry.

With the Resource Registry we ensure a flawless operation.
All registered services meet the legal and technical requirements.