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Student Projects

The funding programme "U Change - Student Projects for Sustainable Development (2021 - 24)" 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 eighth and last Call for Proposals is open.

Deadline for the Declaration of Intent was 4 March 2024, for project proposals 30 April 2024.


Information on all student projects financed by the university of Bern and the U Change funding programme is available here.

Support platform


The cross-university hub for student activities in the field of sustainable development "Students4Sustainability" is a joint project of the Bern University of Teacher Education PHBern, the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH, the University of Bern and the PH Institute NMS. It serves as a contact point for students from the four Bernese universities who want to implement a project idea relating to the topic of sustainable development, as well as their networking.