The Rector's Office of the University of Bern ensures that the duties of the Senate and the Executive Board of the University of Bern are performed and completed on time, appropriately and in a coordinated manner. It supports the Rector in his executive functions and comprises the staff of the Executive Board of the University of Bern as well as the Communication & Marketing Office. In organizational terms, the Collegium generale and the Forum für Universität und Gesellschaft report to the Rector's Office.
Areas of responsibility by unit
Staff of the Executive Board of the University of Bern
supports the Executive Board of the University of Bern with university-wide planning, with evaluations and accreditation, with controlling, with reporting and with university-wide projects.
Communication & Marketing Office
supports the University of Bern with relationships with its most important stakeholders and is the internal Center of Competence for Corporate Communication, Marketing and Branding.
has the role of promoting cross-disciplinary dialog within the university through courses for teaching staff and students and of communicating examples of this work to members of all faculties and the wider public by means of publications and lecture series.
Forum for University and Society
acts as a bridge between the university and society by bringing together, clarifying and evaluating expert knowledge on topics of current and future relevance within the framework of discussions and publications.