Institute «Cultures of the Alps»

The Institute "Cultures of the Alps" is dedicated to the entire thematic breadth of the special features of the Alpine region - from prehistoric evidence to specific traditions to the challenges of the present.

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The radiation system of the canton of Uri from a geological, cultural science and legal perspective: The Institute is organising a public event on this subject on 10 October 2022 with an excursion into a huge crystal cave.
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eople were already looking for crystals around 10,000 years ago. Archaeologist Marcel Cornelissen presented findings from the "Bergeis" research project on Monday evening.
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Soldier singer Hanns In der Gand died 75 years ago. As a researcher, he collected thousands of songs from all over Switzerland.
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From now on, the Institute "Cultures of the Alps" will publish a specialist article every Tuesday in its own online magazine "Syntopia Alpina".
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