International Cooperation

SCNAT is integrated into the major science networks and programmes worldwide. In science policy forums, SCNAT works to create the ideal environment for Swiss research, thus contributing to strengthening the country as a center of research.

Engagements of SCNAT


Dr. Roger Pfister
Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

+41 31 306 93 06

During the summer of 2019, 8 metres of ice melted at the snout of the Findelen glacier – an amount strikingly illustrated by a pole used for mass-balance measurements.
Image: Matthias Huss

IPPC Switzerland

The platform provides important information from the IPCC across the country and coordinates contributions by Swiss researchers.

IPBES Schweiz
Image: SCNAT

IPBES Switzerland

The Swiss platform of the World Biodiversity Council highlights the state of biodiversity and coordinates national contributions.

Wind energy
Image: pxhere

Future Earth Switzerland

SCNAT is the hub for Swiss participation in the Future Earth research programme on global environmental changes.