Frequently Asked Questions

Please find the most common frequently asked questions below.  If these do not cover your question please use the  Contact form.

Q: How can I join the SSSE and the Swiss INCOSE Chapter?
A: go to the INCOSE membership application page and fill in the form.

Q: How can I change my chapter to Suisse on
A: Follow these instructions:

  1. Go to update membership info page of incose
  2. Click on edit your member record
  3. Log in with your credentials
  4. Under "Chapter" select: Suisse
  5. Save

Q: What is the purpose of INCOSE?
A: The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. (from

Q: Why does Switzerland need its own chapter?
A: Switzerland, with its various cultures and languages, has different requirements on the organization forms for a chapter compared with the existing chapters in its surroundings. The meetings that have taken place have shown a great interest in a local chapter from the participants.
Q: What is the Swiss Chapter of INCOSE planning for the near future?
A: Our current plans include the following items:
- establish the term Systems Engineering across Swiss industry
- establish regular meetings (regular's table)
- invite speakers to give presentations on SE subjects (SE in general, MBSE, Concurrent engineering etc)
- attract more members
By participating you can shape how the Swiss Chapter of INCOSE will look in the future!
Q: How can I profit from being a member of INCOSE Suisse?
- meet other people interested in Systems Engineering
- learn more about Systems Engineering (seminars, workshops, presentations)
- profit from the many excellent resources from (the systems engineering handbook, periodic publications, etc.)
Q: What is the legal form of the Swiss Society of Systems Engineering?
A: The SSSE is a Verein according to Art. 60 ff. ZGB located in Zürich.

Q: Are the any FAQs relevant to students?
A: Yes.  These are covered comprehensively by INCOSE.

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