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Student Projects

The funding programme "U Change - Student Projects for Sustainable Development (2017 - 2020)" is run by the Network for Transdisciplinary Research (td-net) of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences  and supported by the University of Bern with matching funds (Strategy implementation 2021). The programme funds innovative projects in the following areas: student projects and student project incubators for sustainable development.

The fifth Call for Proposals has been launched.

Application deadlines

Deadline for Declarations of Intent: 10 June 2019

Deadline for Project Applications: 31 August 2019

Support plattform

Platform viSibly linkeD

The University of Bern’s Association for Sustainable Development (BENE) and Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) are working towards a common goal: transformation towards Sustainable Development (SD). They offer a platform that links students of all disciplines, they promote student activities towards Sustainable Development and make them visible.


The Interdisciplinary Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) and the Association at the University of Bern for Sustainable Development (BENE) offer a workshop to support students with their project application. Click here to find further information about the workshop.