Legal Notice


All online documents and websites, as well as parts thereof, are protected by copyright and may be copied and printed only for personal, academic, and non-commercial use. Any and all reproduction, forwarding or other usage of the information on this website for commercial purposes is forbidden.

The documents and websites, as well as parts thereof, may not be reproduced or stored on other servers, or fed into newsgroups, blogs, or online services, or saved on storage media, without the prior written consent of the World Trade Institute, University of Bern. This applies in particular to the World Trade Institute’s logo and the University of Bern’s logo. If you wish to use images and the logo, please contact the Communications Department (

The World Trade Institute, University of Bern expressly permits documents and websites to be quoted providing their source is cited correctly, as well as the provision of links to the World Trade Institute, University of Bern.

Exclusion of Warranty and Liability

In accordance with the statutory requirements, the World Trade Institute, University of Bern treats the correctness and updating of the information on its website as a priority. However, it offers no guarantee that the information that is provided is up to date, correct and complete, or of the quality of that information. It reserves the right to amend or to remove the information at any time without notice.

The World Trade Institute, University of Bern bears no liability for loss or damage of any nature which arises from accessing, using, or not using the published information, from misusing the connection, or as a result of technical faults.

The World Trade Institute, University of Bern has not reviewed third-party websites, i.e., those that are not on its servers or within its sphere of influence, that may be connected to this website via hyperlinks, and accepts no responsibility for their content.

Privacy Policy

The website contains a variety of forms which visitors must complete in their own interests to be able to use the associated services. They are used primarily to register for events, to submit orders and to register or apply to our programs.

Any data you enter in the forms of this website will be transmitted encrypted. Therefore, it cannot be ruled out that data may be lost while in transit. Personal data is transmitted online at your own risk.

The transmitted data is stored on our servers and protected from third-party access. Data is used only for the stated purpose and is not forwarded on.

The provider of this website uses the services of Google Analytics, to analyse user data. To do this, Google Analytics uses cookies which permit a statistical analysis of the use of this website by its users, and also permit usage-related content or advertising to be displayed. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user's device. Google Analytics cookies do not contain any information that permit a user to be identified.

The data generated by Google Analytics is processed and stored by Google Analytics on behalf of the provider of this website and is thus subject to strict Swiss and European data protection laws and standards.

The legal foundation for processing the data is Art. 6 para.1 f of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is the optimisation of our online offering and our web presence. As we attach particular importance to the privacy of our visitors, IP addresses are anonymized at the earliest possible stage at Google Analytics, which also converts login or device IDs into algorithms that, while unique, cannot be traced to any individual. Google Analytics does not use the data in any other way, combine it with other data, or pass it on to third parties.

Click here for further information on data protection and privacy policy at Google Analytics.

The provider of this website also uses lead forms serviced by Keystone Academic Solutions that collect contact details to be used solely for the admission process. To know more about how Keystone Academic Solutions uses and treats your data, and how you can withdraw or delete your data, please visit Keystone’s Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions web pages.

You may object to the aforementioned data processing at any time if it concerns personal data. Your objection will not have any negative consequences for you.

To opt out of data collection, your web browser can install a cookie so that no visit using that browser to any page within the domain and its sub-domains will be tracked in the future. If you use several browsers, you must change your settings on all of them to opt out of data collection entirely.

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact the Communications Department (