Platform Geosciences

The Platform Geosciences unifies all the societies and commissions of the Academy that are active in the field of geoscience. It acts as an interface between the various academic disciplines of geosciences as well as between research, practice, administration, politics and the public.

The Platform Geosciences encompasses the following scientific societies, commissions and swiss national committees of international organisations:




  • SNC IGU (International Geographical Union)
  • SNC INQUA (International Union for Quaternary Research)
  • SNC ISC (International Seismological Centre)
  • SNC IUGG (International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics)
  • SNC IUGS (International Union of Geological Sciences)
  • SNC IUS (International Union of Speleology)
  • SNC SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research)

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Council has banned all events in Switzerland until 19 April 2020. There is no guarantee that all event notices on the "Natural Science Switzerland" portal are up to date. In case of doubt, please contact the organisers.

  • Events

Apr 27
Spiral des temps géologiques (U.S. Geological Survey)
  • Verein Erlebnis Geologie
  • Platform Geosciences
  • Muséum d'histoire naturelle
  • Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
  • Workshop
  • Neuchâtel

ANNULÉ (remis à plus tard?): Workshop: Geo-chrono-logique!

Avec cette journée, animée par des experts de la vulgarisation géo-scientifique, nous visons à offrir des outils aux personnes désirant communiquer les temps géologiques à différents types de publics.
Aug 31
Sep 2
Higher Education Summit 2020
  • Swiss Academic Society for Environmental Research and Ecology
  • Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
  • University of Bern
  • University of Lausanne
  • Conference
  • Bern

Higher Education Summit 2020

Join us for the Higher Education Summit 2020 (#HES2020), an international event addressing the question “How can we assure quality and transformative learning for sustainable development?” We will meet in Bern, Switzerland, from 31 August – 2 September 2020. The event is co-organised by the COPERNICUS Alliance, saguf, td-net, the University of Bern, and the University of Lausanne.


Platform Geosciences
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

+41 31 306 93 25

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