Portrait

The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences is an association of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAHS), the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), and the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). It further compromises the centre of excellence for technology assessment (TA-SWISS) and Science et Cité as well as other scientific networks.

The academies engage themselves specifically for an equitable dialogue between science and society, and they advise politics and society in science-based issues that are relevant to society. They represent sciences across institutions and disciplines. Established in the scientific community, they have access to expertise and excellence and can therefore contribute specific knowledge to important political questions.
 

Further information

Detailed portrait (in German) (pdf, 288.5 KB)
 
 

Members of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Centres of Excellence

SWISS ACADEMIES OF
ARTS AND SCIENCES
Secretariat General
Hirschengraben 11
P.O. Box 8160
CH-3001 Bern

Tel +41 31 313 14 40
Fax +41 31 313 14 50
info@swiss-academies.ch