Degree Programs & Courses Summer / Winter Schools

Summer and Winter Schools - Universität Bern

Spend time during summer together with colleagues from all around the world in an international and intercultural environment. Get to know leading scientists in your field of study and benefit from their knowledge to enhance your own research and methodological skills. Explore Switzerland and its capital Bern for a unique summer experience.

Are you interested? Please contact the organizing institute directly in case you have any questions.

Current program

Choose a field of study to learn more about each Summer / Winter School. The program is continuously updated.

Summer and Winter Schools - Universität Bern
Biologie und Chemie
Topic Summer School Level Date
Biology Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism PhD & Postdoc Next edition in 2025
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Chemistry and Biochemistry Hidden players in the food chain. Improving health at the interfaces between environment, plants, animals and humans. One Health International Bachelor and Master Summer School Bachelor & Master Next edition in 2025 More information
Humanities and Social Sciences
Topic  Summer School
Level Date
Geography Winter School in Advanced Qualitative Methodology and Theorizing in Economic Geography PhD & Postdoc New date will be announced soon More information
History Summer School in Global History
PhD 19 - 22 June 2024 More information
History 2024 ESEH Summer School: Climate in History PhD & Postdoc New date will be announced soon More information
History Common pool resources in the «visual turn» – collective alpine pastures, forests and waters in the first half of the 20th century PhD & Postdoc New date will be announced soon More information
Theology and Law
Religious Conflicts and Coping Strategies – Rituals, Rhetorics, Regulations
Bachelor & Master Next edition in 2025 More information
Summer and Winter Schools - Universität Bern
Climate and Environment
Topic Summer School
Level Date
Sustainable Development Common pool resources in a globalised world PhD & Postdoc 30 June - 10 July 2024 More information
Sustainable Development and Environment Confronting Climate Change – from Science to Policy. International Bachelor Summer School for Climate Change Research
Bachelor & Master 4 - 15 August 2025
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Sustainable Development and Environment Hidden players in the food chain. Improving health at the interfaces between environment, plants, animals and humans. One Health International Bachelor and Master Summer School
Bachelor & Master Next edition in 2025 More information
Sustainable Development Co-designing pathways for transformative change
Bachelor & Master 23 - 31 January 2025 More information
Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Topic
Summer School
Level Date
Machine Learning
Deep Learning Bachelor, Master, PhD & Postdoc New date will be announced soon More information
Machine Learning
Reinforcement Learning Bachelor, Master, PhD & Postdoc 26 February - 1 March 2024
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Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing Bachelor, Master, PhD & Postdoc 4 - 8 March 2024
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Summer and Winter Schools - Universität Bern
Medicine
Topic  Summer School
Level Date
Parasitology Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism PhD & Postdoc Next edition in 2025
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Brain and Behavioral Sciences Summer Course 2024 PhD New date will be announced soon More information
Epidemiology Causal Inference in Observational Epidemiology
PhD & Postdoc Next edition in 2025 More information
Psychology
Topic  Summer School
Level  Date
Cognition, Learning and Memory Summer Course 2024 PhD New date will be announced soon
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Business, Economics and Law
Topic  Summer School
Level  Date
International Law and Economics WTO Law on Border Measures and Trade Facilitation Master & PhD 22 - 26 January 2024 More information
International Law and Economics WTO Law on Anti-Dumping and Safeguard Measures Master & PhD 29 January - 2 February 2024 More information
International Law and Economics WTO Law on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Master & PhD 5 - 9 February 2024 More information
International Law and Economics The Law and Policy of Trade in Services Master & PhD 12 - 16 February 2024 More information
International Law and Economics
International Investment Law and Sustainable Development
Master & PhD 1 - 5 July 2024 More information
International Law and Economics Technical Barriers to Trade in Pursuit of Sustainable Development Master & PhD 8 - 12 July 2024 More information
International Law and Economics Climate Change: International Intellectual Property Protection and Transfer of Technology Master & PhD 8 - 12 July 2024 More information
International Law and Economics Contracts Regarding Cross-Borders Trade and Investment Master & PhD 15 - 18 July 2024 More information
Law and Theology
Religious Conflicts and Coping Strategies – Rituals, Rhetorics, Regulations  
Bachelor & Master Next edition in 2025 More information

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The Summer School programs reflect the spirit of the University of Bern; interdisciplinary courses in small groups at top level. Our Summer School brochure provides you with additional information about the University of Bern, and life in the Swiss capital.

Brochure Summer Schools University of Bern (PDF, 6.1 MB)