Dr. Sébastien-Pierre Boillat


Dr. Sébastien-Pierre Boillat Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

  • Contact hours Monday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Fachbereich Waldwissenschaften
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen


  • Minor KW coordinator


  • My research is at the crossroads of environmental science, geography and social anthropology. I engage with how people interact with the natural world, how they perceive this interaction, and how we can make environmental protection more socially just.


  • Since March 2016 Post-Doc researcher Institute of Geography, University of Bern
  • September 2014 -December 2015 Executive Officer, Global Land Programme Earth System Science Center, National Institute for Space Research, Brazil
  • March 2012 - August 2014 Post-Doc researcher Department of Geography and Environment, University of Geneva
  • March 2011- February 2012 Post-Doc researcher (SNSF Fellowship) Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • March 2008 - February 2010 Junior Programme Officer Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Bern/Cuba
  • January 2003 - November 2007 PhD Candidate Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern
  • November 1999 - March 2000 Intern Programa de Bosques Nativos Andinos (PROBONA); Potosí, Bolivia
  • 2004-2007 Dr. Phil.-nat University of Bern
  • 1997-2002 Dipl. Umwelt. Natw. ETHZ ETH Zurich


  • Forest Policy and International Forest Management, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • French - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • German - Full professional proficiency
  • Spanish - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • Portuguese - Limited working proficiency
  • Quechua - Elementary proficiency
  • Bolivia
  • Cuba
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • Senegal
  • Kenya
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Switzerland