The University of Bern (German:Universität Bern, French:Université de Berne, Latin:Universitas Bernensis) is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834. It is regulated and financed by the Canton of Bern. It is a comprehensive university offering a broad choice of courses and programmes in eight faculties and some 160 institutes. With around 17,428 students, the University of Bern is the third biggest University in Switzerland.
The University of Bern operates at three levels: university, faculties and institutes. Other organizational units include interfaculty and general university units. The university's highest governing body is the Senate, which is responsible for issuing statutes, rules and regulations. Directly answerable to the Senate is the University Board of Directors, the governing body for university management and coordination. The Board comprises the Rector, the Vice-Rectors and the Administrative Director. The structures and functions of the University Board of Directors and the other organizational units are regulated by the Universities Act.
The University of Bern offers about 40 bachelor and 70 master programmes, with enrolments of 8,029 and 3,970, respectively. The university also has 2,512 doctoral students. Around 3,205 degree students and 547 PhD students graduate each year. For some time now, the university has had more female than male students; at the end of 2014, women accounted for 56% of students.
Part of the research team are researchers from the University of Bern and the University of Geneva who are also members of the NationalCenter of Competence in Research (NCCR) PlanetS ... The Swiss National Fund also awarded the University of Bern the National Center of Competence in ...
In two recently published studies, researchers in the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Bern have presented new results on the effects of different combinations of personality traits in both males and females on different components of reproductive success.
At today's media orientation, all four partners - CSEM, the Canton of Bern, Inselspital (UniversityHospital Bern), and the University of Bern - showcased concrete examples of their past and future collaborations ... Researchers from the University of Bern and Inselspital (University ...
"The Bern team will then use the best material combinations to produce catalysts in the form of nanoparticles that could be transferred to applications", says Matthias Arenz from the University of Bern ... University of Bern published this content on 26 October 2023 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein.
"For many patients suffering from ulcerative colitis, the side effects of an active principle taken orally can outweigh the therapeutic benefits," says Paola Luciani from the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Bern.
"The ExecutiveBoard of the University of Bern takes this matter very seriously ... Schneemann, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Bern ... University of Bern published this content on 17 October 2023 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein.
In a study published today in Nature Sustainability, the GlobalMountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) program hosted by the Universities of Bern and Lausanne addresses this issue using the example of mountain ecosystems and the protection of their biodiversity ...University of ...
But why do some families tend to speciate quickly while others do not? Two teams led by Ole Seehausen from the Swiss aquatic research institute Eawag and the University of Bern investigated this question on the basis of the fastest and largest known radiation of cichlids in Lake Victoria.