APII has two Member groups, Politekniks and Industry Members. They constitute the Members’ Assembly, deciding upon the statutes, the admission of new Association Members and electing the Members of the Supervisory and of the Governing Board. 


The Supervisory Board supervises and controls the Governing Board. 

The Governing Board, under the lead of the Chairman, manages the business and operational programs of the association. 


The Advisory Board, appointed by the association, advises the Governing Board. SITECO, as initiator of APII, provides network contacts to Swiss and European VET institutions, organizations and industrial companies, and it provides management support to the. 

A series of Partner Institutions support APII with knowhow transfer, development support and financial subsidies.