Organization Executive Board and Central Administration

Executive Board and Central Administration

UniBE International

UniBE International implements the university's central internationalization activities, ensures the university's presence in the international university and research community, and implements the measures decided to achieve the university's internationalization goals.

We offer the following services:

International outlook
This content hub sheds a light on why our university is a great place for international students and researchers. Read the UniBE International blog and subscribe to our Newsletter.

International networks
The University of Bern is widely connected with international stakeholders and networks across the world

Advice and coordination of university-wide agreements and SEMP (Erasmus) agreements

The Guild 
The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities The University of Bern is a member of The Guild, comprising 20 of Europe’s most distinguished research-intensive universities in 15 countries. This offers cooperation opportunities and provides members a common voice at the EU level

Joint-supervison Doctorates
For long-term international, strategically important research projects a joint supervision of doctorates is possible for PhDs, who are supervised by a professor at each university and conduct their research equally at both establishments

Welcome Center
Advice and information for new international employees at the University of Bern

Visits and Delegations
Coordination, support and organisation of delegations and visitors at the University of Bern

Scholars at Risk
Coordination of Scholars at Risk at the University of Bern

Incoming exchange and international degree-seeking students
Coordination exchange programs and advice for exchange students and international degree-seeking students

Outgoing Exchange
Coordination exchange programs and advice for outgoing exchange students

Staff Exchange
Coordination SEMP (Erasmus) teaching staff and staff exchange

Mentoring program for intercultural learning through study abroad

Summer Schools
Promotion of the summer and winter schools which are organized at the university and support of the organization of international summer schools on bachelor and master level.

Additional Courses in English
UniBE International is sponsoring six additional courses in English to enlarge the course offer for English-speaking exchange students and to provide local students, who are unable to study abroad, with an international experience.

UniBE International

Daten Event Zielgruppe
06 September 2022 Online Welcome Coffee Break New employees
7-8 September 2022 Vice Presidents Meeting of The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities an der Universität Bern Vice Presidents of The Guild
12 September 2022 Welcome Apéro 2022 New employees and researchers
12-17 September 2022 Introduction week Exchange students
15 September 2022 Orientation and Welcome Event International Master and PhD students
22 September 2022 Welcome event preparation year (Ukraine) Participants of the preparation year
27 September 2022 Information session on studying and researching in Latin America Future exchange students
29 September 2022 UniBE at a Glance (in English) New employees
04 October 2022 Online Welcome Coffee Break New employees
25 October 2022 Wie tickt die Schweiz (in German) Researchers and employees
28 October 2022 Intercultural Learning in Switzerland MILSA inbound
18 November 2022 First Steps in Intercultural Learning MILSA outbound
24 November 2022 UniBE auf einen Blick (in German) New employees
10 January 2023 Getting ready for Bern Exchange students
13.-18. February 2023 Introduction week Exchange students