University of Bern, Switzerland

Globally connected and regionally anchored, the University of Bern is a public institution with a strong focus on excellence in research and teaching.

With notable strengths in space science, dentistry, climate science and biomedical engineering, it also hosts several global research platforms in areas including apiology, paleoscience and sustainable development. Nationally, it is a highly regarded player in research as a leading house for five national competence centres in areas such as health and medicine and experimental physics. With roots in the 1500s, the institution is based in the heart of the Swiss capital, Bern, and counts Albert Einstein as a former lecturer.

Network partner - Guild

The University of Bern and the University of Glasgow are both members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.

Founded in 2016, the Guild comprises nineteen of Europe’s research-intensive universities in fourteen countries and works to enhance the voice of its members' researchers and students.

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

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