Dr. Christian Willisch


Dr. Christian Willisch Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

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


  • Leader Wildlife Ecology (Team Forest Ecology)

  • Wildlife ecology and management


  • Waldwissenschaften

  • Wildtierökologie & -monitoring

  • Wildtiermanagment

  • Jagdausbildung


  • Wildlife ecology

  • Wildlife Management

  • Wildlife Monitoring

  • Behavioral ecology

  • Population dynamics and demography

  • Habitat selection and modelling

  • Human impact on wildlife

  • Wildlife monitoring and telemetry

  • Alpine ungulates, large carnivores


  • Extensive experience in acquisition, planning and execution of applied research projects on native wildlife (red deer, Alpine ibex, chamois, roe deer, lynx, wolf).
  • Expertise in the evaluation and optimization of wildlife management procedures, the application of contemporary monitoring methods and statistical analysis procedures for the recording and assessment of wildlife populations and their influencing variables.
  • Broad network to specialists of other research areas, as well as to cantonal and federal authorities.
  • since 2020 Research associate (Team Forest ecology) Bern University of Applied Sciences, HAFL Zollikofen
  • 2016-2019 Research associate (Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health) University of Bern, Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern
  • 2009-2016 Post-Doc (Evolutionary Ecology) University of Zürich, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
  • 2009-2015 Scientific researcher & group leader (Ungulate ecology) FaunAlpin GmbH, Bern



  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Wildtierbiologie SGW

  • Naturforschende Gesellschaft Bern NGB