University of Bern

Globally connected and regionally anchored, the University of Bern is a public institution with a strong focus on excellence in research and teaching.

With notable strengths in space science, dentistry, climate science and biomedical engineering, it also hosts several global research platforms in areas including apiology, paleoscience and sustainable development. Nationally, it is a highly regarded player in research as a leading house for five national competence centres in areas such as health and medicine and experimental physics. Against a backdrop of outstanding beauty, 17,500 students benefit from a full range of courses in most disciplines. These range from anthropology to mathematics, economics to world literature and archaeology to law. With roots in the 1500s, the institution is based in the heart of the Swiss capital, Bern, and counts Albert Einstein as a former lecturer.

Published June 7, 2017 2:14 PM - Last modified July 4, 2017 12:06 PM