EuroSys 2012 will take place in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The plenary sessions will take place in the main Aula of the University of Bern (Aula+Empore), which is the historical prestige room of the university. It is conveniently located in the main historical building of the university, close to the railway station and the old town.


Old town of Bern

Old town of Bern — © Bern Tourismus

EuroSys 2012 will take place in the charming capital of Switzerland, Bern. The city lies on a peninsula formed by the fast-flowing river Aare. The historic old town, with its preserved medieval street plan, arcades, fountains and towers, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bern is the seat of Swiss federal government. It is ranked among the cities that offer the best quality of life in the world. The Swiss capital has an outstandingly broad range of cultural activities, amongst which a large body of excellent museums, including the renowned Zentrum Paul Klee, the Albert Einstein exhibitions, and the Museum of Communication.

The Bernese Alps, with their world-famous summits Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, are easily reachable from the city by train. They host the highest railway station in Europe (3,454 meters).

Conference Location

Main building of the University of Bern

Main building of the University of Bern

The conference will be organized in the facilities of the University of Bern. With about 15,000 students, the Swiss capital’s university enjoys special recognition in leading-edge disciplines and is reputed for the excellent quality of its teaching. It offers a delightful setting and a campus environment intimately linked to the social, economic and political life of the city. With its central geographic location and attractive programs, the University of Bern draws students from all Switzerland's language communities and from abroad.


[30/04/12] Added some photos of the conference.

[19/04/12] With almost 300 participants and a great program, EuroSys 2012 was a success. Thank you for coming and see you next year!

[3/04/12] Conference proceedings.

[3/04/12] Program booklet.

[30/03/12] List of posters online.

[21/03/12] Detailed conference program online.

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