The University of Bern is closely associated with the Swiss capital city of Bern. Located on the bend of the River Aare, the city is the country's political center and a popular tourist destination. Academic excellence has earned Bern an international reputation. A large variety of education, sport and cultural opportunities as well as high living and environmental standards make Bern an attractive place for undergraduates, researchers and doctoral students.
The city centre of Bern: The Aare River and the Federal Palace viewed from the south, a perfect place for Aare swimming.