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.
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Hybrid field courses: A new teaching format?
GIUB signs the Better Science Initiative
The Institute supports the Better Science Initiative, which calls for a rethinking in academia towards more sustainability, diversity and equal opportunity. We invite other institutes to also sign up and to implement the 10 calls to action.
European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant for Christoph Oberlack
For his project “Is environmental justice necessary for human well-being? Comparative analysis of certification schemes, inclusive business, and solidarity economy strategies (COMPASS)”, Christoph Oberlack of CDE and GIUB, University of Bern, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant.
Partnering for Change: Link Research to Societal Challenges
New Massive open online course on the topic of transdisciplinarity. An initiative by the Network for Transdisciplinary Research td-net and its partners with contributions from Stephan Rist and Susan Thieme from GIUB.