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 Date
Biology Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism To be announced Postponed to summer 2022 due to COVID-19
Chemistry and Biochemistry Hidden players in the food chain. Improving health at the interfaces between environment, plants, animals and humans.

Virtual One Health International Bachelor and Master Summer School

16 - 20 August 2021 More information
Humanities and Social Sciences
Topic  Summer School
Date
 Philosophy Causation and Responsibility
 26 - 30 July 2021 More information
 Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Materialities & Subjectivities. Accounting for Complicated and Complicating Entanglements in the Humanities  31 August - 4 September 2021 More information
Summer and Winter Schools - Universität Bern
Climate and Environment
Topic Summer School
Date
Sustainable Development Land Resources, Conflict Transformation, Urban and Environmental Governance 9 - 18 June 2021
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Sustainable Development and Environment  Confronting Climate Change – from Science to Policy. International Bachelor Summer School for Climate Change Research
 2 - 13 August 2021
Presumably postponed to summer 2022 due to COVID-19
Sustainable Development and Environment Hidden players in the food chain. Improving health at the interfaces between environment, plants, animals and humans.

Virtual One Health International Bachelor and Master Summer School

16 - 20 August 2021
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Sustainable Development The future is sustainable – It’s in our hands! Sustainable Development – International Bachelor and Master Summer School
23 - 27 August 2021 More information
Sustainable Development and Environment
Extreme weather and climate: from atmospheric processes to impacts on ecosystems and society
August 2022
Postponed to summer 2022 due to COVID-19
Summer and Winter Schools - Universität Bern
Medicine
Topic  Summer School
Date
Parasitology Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism To be announced Postponed to summer 2021 due to COVID-19
Epidemiology Casual inference in observational epidemiology
18 - 20 January 2021
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Epidemiology Assessing Bias in Randomized and Non-Randomized Studies: Cochrane RoB 2 ROBINS-I
18 - 20 January 2021  More information
Epidemiology Infectious disease models and their use in the   Covid-19 Pandemic
18 - 20 January 2021  More information
Epidemiology Statistical Analysis with Missing Data Using Multiple Imputation and Iverse Probability Weighting
 21 - 23 January 2021
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Epidemiology Parametric Competing Risks and Multi-state models
 21 - 23 January 2021  More information
Epidemiology Advanced Clinical Trial Design
 21 - 23 January 2021  More information
Psychology
Topic  Summer School
 Date
Cognition, Learning and Memory Working Memory: Contemporary Perspectives 20 - 24 June 2021 More information
Business, Economics and Law
Topic  Summer School
 Date
International Law and Economics WTO Law on TBT and SPS Measures (online) 21 - 25 June 2021
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International Law and Economics Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection: Foundations and Challenges (hybrid) 21 - 25 June 2021 More information
International Law and Economics Trade and Agriculture: New Challenges (online) 28 June - 2 July 2021 More information
International Law and Economics
Applied General Equilibrium Modelling on Trade Policy and Development (online)
28 June - 2 July 2021 More information
International Law and Economics
Trade and Gender (online) 5 - 9 July 2021 More information
 International Law and Economics International Investment Law and Dispute Settlement: Current Developments (online) 5 - 9 July 2021 More information
International Law and Economics Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy (hybrid) 12 - 16 July 2021 More information
International Law and Economics Trade and Sustainable Development (online) 12 - 16 July 2021 More information
International Law and Economics WTO Law on Border Measures and Trade Facilitation winter 2022
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International Law and Economics WTO Law on Anti-Dumping and Safeguard Measures winter 2022 More information
International Law and Economics WTO Law on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures winter 2022 More information
International Law and Economics The Law and Policy of Trade in Services winter 2022 More information

Why Bern? – Find more reasons

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)