Other points of contact for students

At the University of Bern, there are numerous counselling centres that can provide assistance with starting employment or planning an academic career.

Bachelor Information Days
An annual information event that provides high school graduates with an overview of the Bachelor's degree programmes at the University of Bern.

Counselling Centre Bernese Universities
Advice on all aspects when beginning employment or planning a career.

BIZ Career Guidance and Information Centres
Numerous counselling services and information on stays abroad, interim solutions and job applications.

BNF: National Qualification Programme
Support for academics when applying for new jobs. Personal counselling, professional networking as well as targeted training and coaching are designed to help academics to successfully apply their qualified know-how and skills in the labour market.

COMET Career Programme
Coaching, mentoring career advice and training for female postdocs and postdoctoral researchers, provided in German and/or English as required.

Swiss Association for Academic Career and Study Guidance
Offer counselling and information in the middle and higher education sectors. Promotes and connects, among others, persons and institutions that support students and graduates in their career process.

Transferable Skills
Key qualifications for non-academic careers. Various courses and advisory services.

Vice Rectorate for Research
Promotes young researchers through career counselling, financial support and assistance with the conception and submission of research proposals.

Centre for Continuing Education (ZUW)
The Centre for Continuing Education ZUW offers various continuing education courses in university teaching, as well as in the areas of evaluation and research management.