Wyss Academy for Nature at the University of Bern
The Wyss Academy for Nature is a place of innovation, where research, business, policymakers and communities come together to co-design solutions for sustainable futures.
How can we advance human wellbeing by protecting the environment? How can we turn the vicious cycles between nature and people into virtuous cycles? The mission of the Wyss Academy for Nature at the University of Bern is to turn scientific knowledge into action and demonstrate concrete solutions harmonizing biodiversity conservation, human well-being and the sustainable use of natural resources.
Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)
How we work
We co-design and implement concrete projects across a swathe of regions and countries. This global structure facilitates the replication of successes and learning. The Wyss Academy for Nature currently operates Hubs in four continents, with its main offices located in Central Europe (Bern, Switzerland), Southeast Asia, East Africa and South America.
... and why
The Wyss Academy for Nature at the University of Berne was founded to provide a new approach to the environmental crisis and its interconnected problems. Combining ambitious, innovative goals with a transformative approach, The Wyss Academy for Nature was founded to develop innovative long-term pathways that strengthen and reconcile biodiversity conservation, human well-being and the sustainable use of natural resources in a variety of landscapes throughout the world.
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• The chance to be part of an agile organization that develops, tests, and scales up innovative solutions to the most urgent problems of our times, exploring new modes of collaboration between science, policy, and practice
• A stimulating intercultural, international, multidisciplinary working environment with a modern culture of collaboration across four world regions
• Flexible working hours and space for innovative approaches and creative thinking
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