Sexual harassment

About us

As employer and institution of education, the University of Bern is obliged to sensitize for the subject of sexual harassment and to do prevention.

This is the University’s website about the subject of sexual harassment. Besides general information on the subject, you can find information about the legal situation, about procedures, rights and duties at the University of Bern and also concrete help and contact points for people being harassed, for witnesses, supervisors and HR managers.

Action week 2020 "Who comes too close, goes too far!"

The action week starts on 23 March 2020, the national day against sexual harassment in higher education. Various events offer students, lecturers and staff the opportunity to deal with the topic of sexual harassment and to deepen their knowledge.

Campaign 2016 "Who comes too close, goes too far!"

The campaign is a measure of prevention against sexual harassment at the University of Bern and the PHBern – University of Teacher Education. It has been launched in spring semester 2016.