The SAR Swiss Section (SAR Switzerland) is committed to promoting the values, mission and activities of Scholars at Risk. It further seeks to share information and best practice as well as to launch common activities with all section members. Launched in May 2017, SAR Switzerland currently comprises 14 Swiss higher education institutions as well as swissuniversities (rector’s conference of the Swiss higher education institutions) and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences as associate members.
To contact the SAR Swiss Section, please write to Roger Pfister, Chair of SAR Switzerland and Head of International Cooperation at the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.
October 25, 2019
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, commonly known as the Sakharov Prize, honours individuals and groups of people who have dedicated their lives to the defense of human rights and freedom of thought. The Prize is awarded by the European Parliament, this year to Ilham Tohti from China.Read More
December 3, 2019 11:15 am
Are you a researcher with a refugee background? Join us to discuss the research labour market in Switzerland!Read More
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71
23.10.2018: Public lecture organised by the Human Rights Center of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Academies of Arts and SciencesRead More
The Steering Committee of SAR Switzerland is composed as follows during 2019-2021:
• Annie Cottier, University of Bern
• Sara Elmer, University of Zurich
• Marisa Ernst, University of Lucerne (until March 2020)
• Luna Iacopini, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland HES-SO
• Catrin Scheiber, University of Lucerne (from April 2020)