Swiss Society for Anthropology

The Swiss Society for Anthropology (Société Suisse d Anthropologie (SSA)) is an umbrella association of Swiss anthropologists and represents interests and concerns in the field of anthropology towards the public and public authorities. Its members mostly comprise scientifically-oriented anthropologists who primarily operate in the fields of (pre-)historical and forensic anthropology, primatology and palaeoanthropology.

Group Picture of the SGA/SSA Annual Meeting 2016
  • 01.12.2016

Report of the SGA/SSA Annual Meeting 2016 in Basel

The Annual Meeting of the SGA/SSA was a great success. The day started with the business meeting with important agenda items (including amendments of the statutes). After the business meeting Dr. George McGlynn from Munich, Germany presented the excavation of the graveyard from the psychiatric hospital in Hall, Tirol. The day continued with further presentations, including preliminary results of new excavation sites, analyses on mummies, research of the findings from a Neolithic Dolmen and many many more. Find out more about the Annual Meeting in the report.
Workshop and annual meeting of the SGA and AGHAS 2017
  • 24.11.2017

Workshop (24.11.2017) und Jahresversammlung der SGA und AGHAS (25.11.2017)

Wir freuen uns, Sie zu unserer Jahresversammlung am Samstag, 25.11.2017, am Institut für Evolutionäre Medizin der Universität Zürich einzuladen. Am Vortag, dem Freitag 24.11.2017, findet am gleichen Ort ein Workshop über Zähne statt.
Bulletin SGA 2016 22_1
  • 2016

Bulletin SGA 2016 22_1

Bulletin der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Anthropologie

The Swiss Society for Anthropology was founded in 1920. It is part of the Platform Biology of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).

Close contacts are maintained with neighbouring disciplines such as palaeontology, human anatomy, zoology, ecology, anthropology, archeology, forensic science, history, social history and history of medicine.

SSA organizes an annual general meeting in Switzerland, which is followed by a scientific discussion.


c/o Dr. Martin Häusler
Universität Zürich
Institut für Evolutionäre Medizin (IEM)
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich

+41 44 635 05 30