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Creation and promotion of excellence in the coffee industry through innovation, research, education, and communication.


Swiss Coffee Festival 2024: Registration open for exhibitors

Secure your booth at the Swiss Coffee Festival now!…

Registrations are open: Swiss Coffee Championships 2025

Join Us for the Swiss Barista Championship Preliminary Rounds!


The SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) is an international nonprofit organization with various national chapters. Membership is therefore obtained directly through the SCA. More info & online registration via the links below.


The Specialty Coffee Association’s education programs are based on decades of knowledge, research, and practical experience and are designed to help you make a successful career in the coffee industry.

Our educational offerings are aimed at both learners and trainers. Click on the links below for more information on obtaining an internationally recognized SCA certificate or about our certifications and network for authorized professional trainers.


The members and sponsors of the Swiss SCA enable the execution of the Swiss Championships and activities to give specialty coffee a stage in Switzerland and to promote education.

About us

Everything we do at the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is aimed at inspiring top-quality coffee through innovation, education, research, and above all, communication. Our vision is to bring specialty coffee to the world, educate consumers about this fascinating drink, so all levels of the supply chain can benefit, and at the same time secure the long-term sustainability of our industry.

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