The Swiss Prävensana Academy joins the Vantage Education Group

We are very pleased to inform that the Swiss Prävensana Academy has joined the educational family of the Vantage Education Group. With the Swiss Prävensana Academy as a professional school for health professions, we open-up the important access to medical education and further training in Switzerland.

Emanuel Portmann founded the Swiss Prävensana Academy in 2005 and successfully built it up to its current size. We are therefore particularly pleased that he will continue to lead the SPA as managing director and head of the academy together with his team.

The Swiss Prävensana Academy is already represented in the education market in Rapperswil SG, Zurich-Altstetten, Bern and Chur. With the specialist areas of medicine, medical massage, naturopathy, fitness and exercise, nutrition and psychosocial, the SPA is represented in important areas of medical training and further education, making it one of the largest and leading private educational providers in Switzerland.

"Medical education and training are of central and strategic importance to the Vantage Education Group. We are therefore very happy to welcome the Swiss Prävensana Academy into our educational family", comments Jonathan Wynne, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vantage Education Group.

"I am very pleased to have the Swiss Prävensana Academy now with us in the Vantage Education family. It is a further and important milestone for us in the expansion of our educational offerings. With the HSO, BVS, IST, and now with the SPA, together with Emanuel Portmann and his team, we will continue our affair of the heart to give interested people access to education and training," commented Heinz Sommer, Member of the Board of Directors and CEO of the Vantage Education Group.

"I am very pleased that I was able to transfer my Swiss Prävensana Academy with four locations to the Vantage Education Group after 15 years of existence. As the newest member of the education family, I am now looking forward to enriching the education market in Switzerland with our increasing diversity of training and further education offers and to achieving our educational goals together", comments Emanuel Portmann, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Managing Director and Head of the Swiss Prävensana Academy.

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Nina de Blank
Head of Marketing
Vantage Education Group