The Vice-Presidents Research and Teaching BFH serve the purpose of targeted strategic further development of BFH within each of these areas.
Practice-based teaching and application-based research are core areas of the Bern University of Applied Sciences. The Vice-President's Offices process supra-departmental themes and promote interdisciplinary cooperation.
In this way, the Vice-President's Offices support efficient and coordinated implementation of the strategy, promote the innovative capacity of BFH and underpin the link between research and teaching.
The Vice-Presidents preside over the BFH Research and BFH Teaching Committees respectively and, as members of the University Executive Board, are eligible to vote.
Office of the Vice-President Research
Applied research and development represents a strength of BFH that enhances its profile. The Office of the Vice-President Research drives development in this area.
Vice-President Prof. Dr. Corina Caduff presides over the BFH Research Committee and is a member of the University Executive Board. She is supported by the office. The BFH Euresearch Office is an integral part of the Vice-President.
Office of the Vice-President Teaching
Practice-based and research-based teaching is a core remit of BFH. The Office of the Vice-President Teaching promotes interdisciplinary cooperation with regard to bachelor and master study courses.
Vice-President Prof. Wiebke Twisselmann is eligible to vote as a member of the University Executive Board. She presides over the Teaching Committee and is in charge of the Teaching office. The office for University Teaching & E-Learning and the central student administration are also part of the Office of the Vice-President Teaching. The continuing education office is also part of the Office of the Vice-President Teaching.