The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern provides undergraduate and postgraduate education and carries out interdisciplinary research in the fields of social and behavioural health, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, and international and environmental health.
The ISPM’s mission is to:
Contribute to the promotion of health and prevention of disease through research, teaching and services at home and internationally;
Advance and disseminate knowledge of health and disease in populations through rigorous and interdisciplinary academic research;
Educate students at graduate and postgraduate level and equip individuals to serve as public health practitioners;
Discover and evaluate opportunities to improve health and to apply this knowledge to help formulate cantonal, national and international policy.
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)
University of Bern
Finkenhubelweg 11
3012 Bern
Phone: 0041 31 631 35 11
Fax: 0041 31 631 35 20

Matthias Egger
Prof. Dr., Director
Phone: 0041 31 631 35 01