La piattaforma MAP comprende società specifiche e organi scientifici provenienti dalle discipline di matematica, di astronomia e di fisica. Sostiene le attività di queste organizzazioni e coordina e promuove la ricerca e la formazione in matematica, astronomia e fisica.

Immagine: ESO

Young Faculty Meeting

The Young Faculty Meeting of the Platform MAP offers young researchers with a leading position at Swiss universities the opportunity to network with each other. In addition, they receive information and tools to enable them to better master challenges in the academic professional environment.

Young Faculty Meeting of the Platform MAP
Young Faculty Meeting of the Platform MAPImmagine: Jason Goodman, Unsplash

Young Faculty Meeting 2022

The Young Faculty Meeting 2022 will take place on 6 September 2022 at the Berner Generationenhaus. You can register via until 16 August. Please indicate your first and last name and the institution where you work. The prerequisite for participation is a leading position at a Swiss university and that your PhD degree was completed no more than ten years ago.

Young Faculty Science Talks

We are looking forward to a science talk on each of the fields of MAP - mathematics, astronomy, and physics.

The topics will be announced soon.


Kathrin Küchler gives you practical input on how to deal with conflicts in your everyday professional life.

  • Kathrin Küchler (University of Basel): "Conflicts in various hierarchical constellations".

More information on the right.

Organising Committee

  • Emeline Bolmont (Astronomy, University of Geneva)
  • Patrick Potts (Physics, University of Basel)
  • Julien Carron (Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva)
  • Julian Sonner (MAP Presidium, University of Geneva)

Programme (is continously updated)

9:15 - Registration and Coffee
9:35 - Welcome and round of introduction
9:45 - Science Talk 1
10:10 - Science Talk 2
10:35 - Coffee Break
11:05 - Science Talk 3
11:30 - Lunch
13:30 - Workshop "Leadership" Part 1
14:40 - Coffee Break
15:00 - Workshop "Leadership" Part 2
16:50 - Closing Remarks


  • Dr Marc Türler
    Piattaforma Matematica, Astronomia e Fisica (Piattaforma MAP)
    Casa delle Accademie
    Casella postale
    3001 Berna

  • Anina Steinlin
    Piattaforma Matematica, Astronomia e Fisica (Piattaforma MAP)
    Casa delle Accademie
    Casella postale
    3001 Berna

YFM Workshop: Konflikte
Immagine: charlesdeluvio on Unsplash

Workshop: Conflicts in various hierarchical situations

Kathrin Küchler from the Leadership and Development Department at the University of Basel explains constructive approaches to conflicts in your everyday work as a researcher. In particular, she addresses different hierarchical situations - conflict with superiors, peers and group members.

The skills acquired are practised and improved in role plays.

YFM – là où les jeunes professeurs de chimie se retrouvent!
Immagine: «Platform Chemistry», SCNAT

The Chemistry Platform also organises a Young Faculty Meeting for people from the field of chemistry. More information is available here: