Overview of actors

Bern University of Applied Sciences - School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering

Designing the built environment of the future.

The BFH-AHB is the only educational and research institution in Switzerland to combine architectural, timber and civil engineering under one roof and for holistic solutions. We build on a decades-long experience for using natural resources with the international known innovation center for wood and open up new possibilities for a sustainably built environment.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Responsible Consumption and Production

How we work

We are pioneers of sustainable building. We rely on collective intelligence, work with education, research and innovation in the real laboratory, think in cycles and thus take responsibility for our living space. With three departments, four institutes, a centre for development cooperation and a centre for the raw material wood, we build bridges between the disciplines.

... and why


Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Education and Training
Information and Communication Technology
Media and Communication

One-size-fits-all? Not really our thing. That's why there is no such thing as "team spirit", because it feels a little different everywhere. But one thing is the same in all jobs: the uncomplicated exchange across topics, departments and sometimes even countries.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes
See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation

Training and research institution

Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation


Biel and Burgdorf, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation


Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 200 and 1000

Outside Switzerland:

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