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Dies academicus 2020

Honorary doctorate and academic awards were awarded at the Dies academicus of the University of Bern.

The 186th foundation ceremony of the University of Bern, which commemorates its foundation in 1834, could not take place in the usual setting this year because of Corona. Instead, a film was published presenting this year's eight honorary doctors and the new honorary senator.

«Dies academicus 2020: Ein Film mit den Geehrten» article in the online magazine (in German only)

© University of Bern, December 2020


Eight people were awarded an honorary doctorate and one person the honorary membership of the senate at the 186th Dies academicus of the University of Bern.


Seven people were given academic awards at the Dies academicus 2020.