Old wooden tools

The Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps is dedicated to the special features of the Alpine region in all its thematic breadth - from prehistoric evidence and specific traditions to the challenges of the present.


07. March 2024, 12:00 Uhr

3. Andermatt Tourism Law Forum

Hotel Radisson Blu, Bärengasse 1, 6490 Andermatt

25. April 2024, 19:00 Uhr

Panel discussion with Dani Arnold

Turnhalle Winkel, 6460 Altdorf


"There is no question of sacrificing nature"

In an interview with the NZZ, Boris Previšić, Director of the Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps, defends the construction of alpine solar plants.

«Elsa Roth played a decisive role in shaping Swiss skiing in the 20th century»

In conversation with Nils Widmer, we learn more about Elsa Roth's interesting life, Swiss skiing and the historian's time at the Uri Institute.

Generous donation enriches the library of the Uri Institute Cultures of the Alps

Prof. em. Jon Mathieu has donated part of his private book archive to the Uri Institute. It comprises over 500 works that are thematically linked to the mountains and the Alpine region.