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.
The climate is warming faster than it has in the last 2,000 years
Two studies led by Raphael Neukom from the Institute of Geography show that current anthropogenic climate change is occurring around the world at the same time and that the pace of global warming is faster than it has ever been for at least 2000 years.