Celebrating Swiss Excellence at EuroSkills Gdańsk 2023

EuroSkills is the largest vocational education and skills excellence event in Europe. This year, it took place in Gdańsk, Poland. It brought together 600 skilled young participants under the age of 25, from 32 countries across Europe, who demonstrated their exceptional skills in various vocational trades.

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Celebrating Swiss Excellence at EuroSkills Gdańsk 2023

This year, the Swiss National Team took home 12 gold medals and 3 silver medals across diverse skill categories. Their success at this competition is not only inspiring, it reflects Switzerland’s country-wide commitment to vocational education and training. The country ranked number 1, winning the most gold medals in the competition.

We’d like to take a moment to recognize the young Swiss talents who brought home Gold and Silver Medals:


Architectural Stonemasonry - Marlena Senne

Electrical Installations - Michael Schmucki

Industrial Control - Sven Fellmann

Bricklaying - Nicola Krause

Plastering and Dry Wall Systems - Iwan Arnold

Butchery - Ariane Aeschlimann

Cooking - Celine Maier

Entrepreneurship/Business Development Team Challenge - Ralf Boltshauser and Raymond Tea

Metal Roofing - William Zahler

Floor Laying - Giorgio  Besomi

Heavy Vehicle Technology - Antoine Cottens

Hotel Reception - Carmen Többen


Painting and Decorating - Sabrina Bosshard

Carpentry - Michael Bieri

Truck and Bus Technology - Fabio Bossart

Events like EuroSkills Gdańsk 2023 are not just about competition; they’re about unity, collaboration, and fostering a sense of purpose among Europe's youth. The event embodied the spirit of its hashtag, #UnitedBySkills, emphasizing that skills and vocational education are the cornerstones of a prosperous and innovative Europe.

EuroSkills Gdańsk 2023 will be remembered not only for the outstanding achievements of its competitors but also for the enduring spirit of unity and excellence that it has ignited!

Congratulations to all the champions and participants for their hard work, dedication, and the remarkable skills they showcased. If you’re interested in EuroSkills, the next event will be EuroSkills Herning 2025 in Denmark.

Check our course pages at our website to learn about our vocational courses in culinary—for chefs, bakers, pastry chefs, and confectioners —and hospitality professions— like Hotel Reception, Housekeeping, Restaurant Services, and System Gastronomy. We tailor our vocational trainings to companies, for professionals around the world!


Photos by: FRSE FundacjaRozwojuSystemuEdukacji

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