The platform MAP incorporates societies and scientifique bodies dedicated to the areas of mathematics, astronomy and physics. It supports the organisations’ activities and coordinates and promotes research and education in the field of mathematics, astronomy and physics.

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Presidium & Contact

The strategic planning and coordination within the Platform is conducted by the Presidium, with the support of the office. The Presidium has 5 to 9 members, consituted of 2-3 representatives of each of the three disciplines of MAP. It is chaired by the President with support from the Head of the Platform.

Presidium members

Ernst Meyer (Uni Basel)
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MAP President

Ernst Meyer

University of Basel, Department of Physics


Julian Sonner - member of the MAP presidium
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Julian Sonner

University of Geneva, Department of Theoretical Physics

Thomas Studer

Thomas Studer

Universität Bern, Institut für Informatik


Marc Troyanov, EPFL
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Marc Troyanov

EPFL, Institute of Mathematics

Corinne Charbonnel - member of the MAP presidium
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Corinne Charbonnel

University of Geneva, Department of Astronomy


Philippe Jetzer - member of the MAP presidium
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Philippe Jetzer

University of Zurich, Department of Physics

Marc Türler (Foto: Sandra Stampfli)

Marc Türler

Head of Platform MAP

Laupenstrasse 7
Postfach
3001 Bern


Tel: +41 31 306 93 65


Anina Steinlin (Foto: Sandra Stampfli)

Anina Steinlin

Scientific Officer of the Platform MAP

Laupenstrasse 7
Postfach
3001 Bern


Tel: +41 31 306 93 65