Member of SCNAT

The specialist society promotes the dialogue between science, practice and society. It supports the exchange of knowledge and cooperation among its members, maintains relations with national and international organisations and promotes young academics.

Image: NASA Earth Observatory, Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon


Young researchers support

SEP supports young scientists (master- and PhD students) through the following means:

1. support of travel and conference costs (max. CHF 600.-)
2. support of travel and conference costs for SGM (max. CHF 100.-)
3. SEP Award for the three best posters or pressentations at the Swiss Geoscience Meeting. The prices are CHF 1000.-, 600.- and 400.-.


To apply for travel and conference support, please use these forms:

Travel costs Switzerland:
> Formular Reisekosten CH (pdf)

Travel costs international:
> Formular Reisekosten (pdf)


Swiss Snow, Ice and Permafrost Society (SIP)
c/o Dr. Matthias Huss
University of Fribourg
Geography Unit
Chemin du Musée 4
1700 Fribourg