About STS-CH

STS-CH is the Swiss Association for the Studies of Science, Technology and Society (STS).

The primary purpose of STS-CH is to advance research, teaching and outreach in the academic field of Science & Technology Studies (STS).

The association aims to:

  • promote scholarly networks and exchange of information between members of the Swiss STS community;
  • strengthen the field of STS in Switzerland by organising meetings, conferences and events;
  • attract young researchers to the field of STS;
  • represent the interests of STS in the science, research and education policy contexts of Switzerland;
  • propose research programmes and comment on science policy issues relevant to the STS community;
  • interact with the international STS community and its professional associations;
  • be represented in social science discussions and collaborate in these fields.

STS-CH is comprised of its members and coordinated by its board. It also runs the Swiss STS mailing list.

Statutes of the association

The statutes of STS-CH are available in German and French: