Welcome to the website of the Institute of Geography, University of Bern. Founded in 1886, the Institute comprises Human Geography, Physical Geography, and Integrative Geography and conducts research on all aspects of geography. The Institute offers a Bachelor and a Master program and contributes to several other study programs.
Institute of Geography
Study on microplastics in Swiss floodplain soils led to great media coverage
ERC Advanced Grant for Climate Reconstructions
Stefan Brönnimann receives a grant of ca. 3 million Swiss francs from the European Research Council for the next five years.