The Department of Environmental Sciences (DUW) with its six sites and four external sites covers the two big research areas Integrative Biology and Earth Sciences. In 2020, the DUW comprised 16 professorships and one SNSF professorship as well as more than 300 employees. The DUW offers study programs in Biology, Geosciences, Integrative Prehistory and Archeological Science, and Sustainable Development as well as the Transfaculty Cross Section Program Sustainable Development. Furthermore, it is possible to do doctoral studies in various fields.

 

Department Management

[Translate to English:] Moritz Lehmann

Prof. Dr. Moritz Lehmann

Head of the Department
Email: leitung-duw@unibas.ch,
moritz.lehmann@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 36 16

[Translate to English:] Walter Salzburger

Prof. Dr. Walter Salzburger

Email: walter.salzburger@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 03 03

[Translate to English:] Markus Kalberer

Prof. Dr. Markus Kalberer

Email: markus.kalberer@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 07 01


[Translate to English:] Yvonne Willi

Prof. Dr. Yvonne Willi

Email: yvonne.willi@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 23 20

Executive Management

The Offices of the Executive Management are in the Bernoullianum, Bernoullistrasse 30, ground floor.

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Sonja Zürcher

Managing Director
Office: 031
Email: sonja.zuercher@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 36 14

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Dominique Wyss

Safety Officer
Office: 030
Email: dominique.wyss@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 34 48

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Joëlle Zweiacker

Assistant
Office: 030
Email: joelle.zweiacker@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 39 14

[Translate to English:] Verena Sicking

Verena Sicking

Operations Coordinator
Email: verena.sicking@unibas.ch


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Marianne Petrucci

Dezentrales HR
Office: 030
Email: marianne.petrucci@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 16 89

Sylvia Martinez

Sylvia Martinez

Plant Science Center Coordination
Schönbeinstrasse 6, 4056 Basel
Email: sylvia.martinez@unibas.ch
Phone: +41 61 207 35 03 more


Organs of the Department

Departement Assembly

Departement Assembly

The Assembly represents the Departement and its members as a whole and consists of the following factions (voting weight in percentage for the entire faction)

I) all Professors with exeption of non-tenure track assistant professors and "Titularprofessoren"(faction I)(50%)
II) non-tenure track assistant professors, "Titularprofessoren", private lecturers, PhDs and Postdocs (=„Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter und Mitarbeiterinnen“) (faction II)(20%)
III) research assistants (=„Assistierende“) (faction III)(10%)
IV) administrative and technical staff (faction IV)(10%)
V) students (faction V)(10%)

The Assembly meets at least once per semester

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Teaching Committees

The Teaching Committees are responsible for the conception of the degree program and for all questions concerning tuition.

Teaching Committee Biology:
Biology BSc, Animal Biology MSc, Molecular Biology MSc, Ecology MSc, Plant Science MSc, Infection Biology/Epidemiology MSc
Chair: Prof. Dr. Walter Salzburger

Teaching Committee Geography / Geosciences:
Geosciences BSc, Geosciences MSc, SLA I + II
Chair: Dr. Stephanie von Fumetti

Teaching Committee Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science:
Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science BSc and MSc
Chair: Prof. Dr. Sabine Deschler-Erb

Teaching Committee Sustainable Development:
Sustainable Development, MSc
Coordination: Camelia Chebbi