University of Bern

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University in the Swiss capital of Bern

About University of Bern

According to Wikipedia, The University of Bern is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834. It is regulated and financed by the Canton of Bern. It is a comprehensive university offering a broad choice of courses and programs in eight faculties and some 150 institutes. With around 18,576 students, the University of Bern is the third largest university in Switzerland.

What Is University of Bern Known For?

University of Bern is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Bern's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Bern's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Bern's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Physics, and Philosophy. Here are some of University of Bern's most famous alumni:

Walter Benjamin
Walter Benjamin
A German literary critic, philosopher and social critic .
Grigory Zinoviev
A Soviet revolutionary .
Kurt Wüthrich
Kurt Wüthrich
A Swiss chemist.
John le Carré
John le Carré
A British novelist and spy .
Emil Theodor Kocher
Emil Theodor Kocher
A Surgeon, laureate of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Medicine .
Ludwig Schläfli
Ludwig Schläfli
A Swiss geometer .
Carla Del Ponte
Carla Del Ponte
An International jurist.
Hermann Rorschach
Hermann Rorschach
A Swiss Freudian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst.
Jean Ziegler
A Swiss sociologist.
Georg von Békésy
Georg von Békésy
A Hungarian physicist.
Casimir Funk
Casimir Funk
A Polish biochemist.
Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Friedrich Dürrenmatt
A Swiss author and dramatist .