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
Prof. Dr. Susan Thieme – Welcome to the Institute of Geography
Susan Thieme was elected as an extraordinary professor for geography and sustainable development by the university administration on 1 August 2017. As successor to Urs Wiesmann, she becomes co-director of the Geographical Institute.