University of Bern
#141 Overall Influence

University of Bern

University in the Swiss capital of Bern

About This School

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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 biggest University in Switzerland.

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#30 World Rank
Physics
#62 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#75 World Rank
Chemistry
#75 World Rank
Mathematics
#94 World Rank
Philosophy
#113 World Rank
Sociology
#132 World Rank
History
#143 World Rank
Medical
#157 World Rank
Biology
#159 World Rank
Psychology
#173 World Rank
Law
#182 World Rank
Literature
#211 World Rank
Economics
#223 World Rank
Religious Studies
#254 World Rank
Anthropology
#256 World Rank
Engineering
#306 World Rank
Political Science
#307 World Rank
Computer Science
#330 World Rank
Education
#955 World Rank
Social Work
#1000 World Rank
Communications
#1085 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

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 Physics, Earth Sciences, and Chemistry. University of Bern’s most academically influential people include Walter Benjamin, John le Carré, and Kurt Wüthrich.

Walter Benjamin
Walter Benjamin

German literary critic, philosopher and social critic

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John le Carré
John le Carré

British novelist and spy

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Kurt Wüthrich
Kurt Wüthrich

Swiss chemist

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Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Swiss author and dramatist

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Fritz Klein

American psychiatrist and LGBT activist

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Georg von Békésy
Georg von Békésy

Hungarian physicist

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Hugo Hadwiger
Hugo Hadwiger

Swiss cryptographer

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Ludwig Schläfli
Ludwig Schläfli

Swiss geometer

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Jeremias Gotthelf
Jeremias Gotthelf

Swiss novelist

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Adolfo Lutz
Adolfo Lutz

Brazilian entomologist

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Casimir Funk
Casimir Funk

Polish biochemist

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Wilhelm Worringer

German art historian

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