Samuel Wirth

PhD Student / Assistant

Economic Geography

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Postal Address
University of Bern
Institute of Geography
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Working titel of the dissertation

Social Innovations in Swiss Mountain Regions: Shifting Away from Growth Dependency in the Tourism, Construction and Healthcare Industries

Research interests

  • Social Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Challenges posed by limited growth opportunities
  • Mountain regions, rural and peripheral areas

Work Experience

09/17- 10/18 Research Assistant at the Unit Economic Geography, Institute of Geography, University of Bern


2018 Master of Science in Geography
2017 Bachelor of Science in Geography and Business, University of Bern