Studies in the Arts (SINTA)

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SINTA is a unique Swiss artistic-design and scientific doctoral program of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Bern and the Bern University of the Arts HKB. SINTA fosters innovative dissertation projects at the interface between art and science. The interdisciplinary and practice-based program focuses on research and reflection on artistic performance, design and aesthetic issues. SINTA's dynamic environment provides doctoral students access to the networks of both universities.

Please learn more about the docotral program Studies in the Arts here

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SNF bewilligt Antrag: «Counter Media: Periodicals of the New Left and the New Right»

Der SNF bewilligte den Antrag des ehemaligen SINTA-Doktoranden Robert Lzicar: «Counter Media: Periodicals of the New Left and the New Right» (zusammen mit der Uni Fribourg)

SINTA celebrates graduates

On May 26 the SINTA doctoral programme has celebrated its most recent graduates – now we are looking forward to welcome new PhD students!

PostDoc for SINTA Alumna Jana Thierfelder

Jana Thierfelder has recently successfully defended her dissertation in the SINTA program. She has now been offered a PostDoc position at ETH/Eawag on the topic of "Inter- and transdisciplinary integration at the interface between research, policy and practice: Empirical insights from the Blue-Green Biodiversity (BGB) Research Initiative". This is an accompanying research by biologists from Eawag and WSL. Congratulations dear Jana!

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