Organization Executive Board and Central Administration

Executive Board and Central Administration

Admissions Office

The Admissions Office helps with all questions relating to registering for a degree course at the University of Bern, semester enrolment, transferring from a Bachelor's to a Master's and from a Master's to a doctorate and, finally, exmatriculation.

Our main tasks:

  • Support of over 19,000 students and doctoral candidates in connection with admission to study, initial registration, renewal of registration, leave of absence and removal from the student registry.
  • Processing of admission applications, particularly those of applicants from abroad
  • Support of auditors
  • Provision of advice and information at the counter/infopoint in the main building of the university, by telephone and by e-mail
  • Registration of exchange students
  • Invoicing and collection of tuition and semester fees
  • Supply of student data and degrees to the Swiss Federal Statistical Office
  • Archiving of student data
  • Maintenance of a web interface for the Dean's Office and institutes with student data
  • Information for the Dean's Office and institutes

ZIB counter/infopoint opening hours in July/August 2024

July 1 - July 19, 2024: Tue and Thu from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. 
July 22 - July 31, 2024: Counter closed  
However, we are available on all working days by e-mail and by telephone from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.

The ZIB counter/infopoint will be closed on August 1 (National Holiday), 2024, and on Friday, August 2, 2024. We will also be unavailable by telephone and e-mail.

There is a letter drop box in room 024 for documents up to A3 size.

From August 5th, 2024, we will be back to our regular opening hours.

Our services from A to Z

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Statistics on the students

On this page you will find the statistics on the students of the University of Bern.