Willkommen auf der Website der Universität Bern

The icy building blocks of life


Interstellar molecular clouds are considered to be the birth sites of planetary systems. With the James Webb Space Telescope, a team including the University of Bern now identified building blocks of life in the ice of a molecular cloud 600 light years away. 

Read more


That is Bern

The University of Bern is closely associated with the Swiss capital city of Bern. Academic excellence has earned Bern an international reputation. A large variety of education, sport and cultural opportunities as well as high living and environmental standards make Bern an attractive place for undergraduates, researchers and doctoral students.