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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Benjamin Steinegger gave a presentation on the epidemiological modelling of COVID-19 on 11 January 2021 as part of an online forum of the Institute "Cultures of the Alps"
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On behalf of the San Gottardo programme, a project team has investigated the cultural and creative activities in the Gotthard region in terms of their benefits for regional development.
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With this award, the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research honours researchers who show ways to preserve the alpine cultural landscape.
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During the filming of Fredi M. Murer's documentary "Wir Bergler in den Bergen ..." many tape recordings were made. These are now accessible on a website.
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