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ScienceComm'21 - September 15th - 16th in Fribourg

The 10th edition of ScienceComm takes place under the motto « Science Communication in a Period of Crisis ».

We are pleased to present a varied and exciting congress programme! The definitive programme will be published here at the end of August.

Provisional programme overview in German or French.
Provisional detailed programme in German or French


On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of ScienceCommm, Vice-Chancellor André Simonazzi will personally open the congress in Fribourg with a welcome address. Samia Hurst-Majno, Vice-President of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force, and Georges-Simon Ulrich, Director of the Federal Statistical Office, will also inspire with exciting keynote speeches as a prelude to the respective congress days.

The programme will not only highlight the main topics of "Crisis Communication", "Health Communication" and "Data Literacy" in its keynotes, but will also address them in a variety of workshops, talks and other contributions.

Science café

We also cordially invite the public and the interested ScienceComm community to a public event. As part of the Café Scientifique at the University of Fribourg, we would like to discuss with experts: What is data literacy?

Award ceremony and panel discussion

At the end of the congress, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences will again award the Prix Média and Prix Média Newcomer this year. The award ceremony will be rounded off with an exciting panel discussion "Suddenly on all channels: From science to crisis communication" with Prof. Dr. Monika Bütler, Thomas Häusler, and Irene Messerli.