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Healthy UniBe

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Vision und Mission

  • UniBE promotes health and well-being at the university, based on scientific findings.
  • UniBE is committed to providing a healthy work environment.
  • At UniBe, workplace health promotion is an integral part of its university culture.


We understand health to mean a state of full physical, mental and social well-being. It is a positive term that emphasizes social, mental and physical resources, and not just the absence of illness or infirmity. UniBE takes a holistic approach to health promotion, thus strengthening the potential of its students, faculty and staff in keeping with the university’s values. It does so by implementing and continuously developing health promotion and prevention measures tailored to UniBE.

Constitution of the World Health Organization (
Health Promotion, First Global Conference (
Gesunde UniBE-Framework (in German)