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  • Science conducted in and around polar and high-altitude regions is critical to understanding the evolution of the Earth’s climate.
  • Due to the complex logistics, challenging access and difficult safety conditions in these extreme environments, the Swiss polar community requires specific competencies and dedicated support.
  • The Swiss Polar Institute (SPI) offers tailored support to scientists based in Switzerland who work in polar regions and remote, high-altitude environments.

NEWS

Swiss Polar Class: The winners of the drawing contest

Swiss Polar Class recently organised a drawing contest and received almost one hundred and fifty drawings from all over Switzerland. The winners are Vince Athanase et Tristan Stucki, class 8P of L'Oiselier elementary school, Porrentruy, VD.

Visit Swiss Polar Class for more info!

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WHAT WE DO

Funding

Funding for field access, logistics and technology

Expeditions

Expeditions and Flagship programmes

Events

Information events, scientific workshops and conferences

Outreach

swiss polar class educational programme

Health and Safety

Courses and support measures for fieldwork

Training

ACCESS TO FIELD AND SUMMER SCHOOLS