HERMES – Information on self-study

TÜV SÜD Examination Institute

TÜV SÜD Examination Institute


Would you like to prepare for the HERMES certification through self-study? We have put together some useful information for you.

Step 1: Placement test*

To determine the extent of your knowledge of HERMES and whether you should start at Foundation or Advanced level, we recommend completing the placement test of the Bern University of Applied Sciences. It contains 40 questions about the HERMES topics of "Scenarios and modules", "Phases and milestones", "Roles and project organization" and "Tasks and outcomes"
Placement test of the Bern University of Applied Sciences

Supplement your knowledge with the HERMES chatbot "Hermilio" by APP Unternehmensberatung

Step 2: Registering for the examination

Once you know which level is appropriate for you after the placement test, you can find information about the examination procedure and the examination dates at the following links.

HERMES - Foundation Level

HERMES - Advanced Level


You can order or download the methodological manual for HERMES on the website for federal publications for private customers of the Swiss Confederation.
When ordering, please enter "HERMES" in the article search on the page.

Federal publications for private customers of the Swiss Confederation

* The individual providers are responsible for keeping the content up to date.