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Dies academicus 2021

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

In view of the rising number of infections and hospitalizations resulting from COVID-19, the University of Bern has cancelled its foundation celebration, the Dies academicus, on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Information on the eight honorary doctorates and other academic awards is available on the website.

Die Universität Bern erinnert jedes Jahr im Dezember mit dem Dies academicus an ihre Gründung im Jahre 1834. © Universität Bern


Eight people were awarded an honorary doctorate at the 187th Dies academicus of the University of Bern.


Eleven people were given academic awards at the Dies academicus 2021.