Regional Liaison: Anthony Rizk, Graduate Institute of Geneva, anthony.rizk[at]
Last updated: July 2019

University Programs

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Social and Human Sciences (SHS) Program | Minor in Science, Technology and Area Studies (STAS)
Contact for Medical Anthropology: Dr. Gonçalves Martin Johanna

University of Geneva (UNIGE)
Institute of Global Health
Master of Science in Global Health | Doctoral program in Global Health (PhD)
Contact for Medical Anthropology and Global Health: Dr. Bogomil Kohlbrenner

Graduate Institute of Geneva (IHEID)
Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Master in Anthropology and Sociology | PhD in Anthropology and Sociology
Contacts for Medical Anthropology: Dr. Aditya Bharadwaj; Dr. Vinh-Kim Nguyen

University of Bern (UNIBE)
Institute of Social Anthropology
Master’s in Social Anthropology | PhD in Social Anthropology
Contacts for Medical Anthropology: Dr. Janina Kehr

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP)
Contacts for Medical Anthropology: Dr. Christina Akre

University of Basel (UNIBA)
Seminar of Social Anthropology & Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
Masters in Anthropology
Contacts for Medical Anthropology: Dr. Brigit Obrist | Dr. Piet van Eeuwijk

University of Zurich (UZH)
Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies (ISEK)
Medicine (and Therapeutic Pluralism) Research focus (Link)
Bachelor, Master and PhD in Social Anthropology
Contacts for Medical Anthropology: Dr. Sandra Bärnreuther | Dr. Johannes Quack

Research Groups

Medical Anthropology Switzerland (MAS), section of the Swiss Anthropological Association (Link)

Medical Anthropology Research Group (MARG), an interfaculty research group that links together the Seminar of Social Anthropology and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) at the University of Basel.
Contact: Dr. Brigit Obrist

Geneva Platform for Social Sciences and Global Health (GpS2) co-organized by anthropologists at the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute Geneva

(Some) SNIS and SNF Projects

Austerity Medicine: Precarious Healthcare in Contemporary Spain (Link)
Contact: Dr. Janina Kehr, Institut für Sozialanthropologie Universität Bern

Marginalised Lives: Infertility, childlessness, and healthcare seeking in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India (Link)
Contact: Dr. Aditya Bharadwaj, Department of Anthropology and Sociology Graduate Institute Geneva

Development of Personalized Health in Switzerland: Social Sciences Perspectives (Link)
Contact: Francesco Panese, Institut des sciences sociales Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques Université de Lausanne

Participation in Social Health Protection: An Anthropological Case Study in Tanzania (Link)
Contact: Dr. Brigit Obrist, Ethnologisches Seminar Universität Basel