Life at the University of Bern

Past and Future Events Organized by PLEP Students


Once a year all the museums in Bern can be visited with one ticket. The museums are open late and many hold special exhibits and late-night bars. For more information see here.

Ice Skating


Welcome winter with ice skating at Kunsteisbahn Weyermannshaus. Entrance is 6 CHF, shoe rental is 7 CHF. Like the PLEP Facebook Page, and join our group to learn about upcoming visits.

Zwiebelmarkt (Zibelemärit)

Zwiebelmarkt (Zibelemärit) is a traditional festival in Bern with lots of Christmas stands, kids running around throwing confetti and of course LOTS of onions. Truly a spectacle, the festival begins before dawn at 5 am. True Bernese will be drinking a mulled wine at 6 am...

shnit International Film Festival (PLAYGROUND BERN)

shnit Film Festival is a great international film festival with independent films. All "open" films have subtitles in German and English.

Zentrum Paul Klee

The Zentrum Paul Klee is a museum dedicated to the artist Paul Klee, located in Bern, Switzerland and designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano. Entrance is 10 CHF.