About our research

Whether at a BFH Centre or one of our other facilities, research at BFH covers countless topics, areas of expertise and methodologies. The Office of the Vice-President Research encourages inter-departmental research at BFH and the strategic national and international advancement of BFH research.

Organisation of the Vice-President’s Office

Vice President, Prof Corina Caduff, is a voting member of the University Executive Board. She heads the Research Committee and leads the Office of the Vice-President Research.

Charter + Code


BFH is among the signatories of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). This declaration calls for open, adequate assessments of research, not limited to bibliometric indicators. BFH is committed to DORA recommendations for managing the impact factor when evaluating research and researchers.

Charter + Code

When hiring new researchers, we uphold the tenets of the European Charter for Researchers as well as the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

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