Office of the Dean

The office of the dean is responsible for the direction and administration of the Faculty of science.

The office is made up of 3 to 5 members. It is led by the dean and the vice-dean as well as the secretary of the dean. All members are elected full professors, nominated by the Faculty council for a duration of 2 years. They can be relected for a supplementary period of 2 years. 


Dean : Prof. Pascal Felber


Vice dean  : Prof. Adrian Bangerter

  • Full professor at the institute for work and organizational psychology (IPTO)
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Secretary of the Dean : Prof. Pilar Junier

  • Full professor at the institute of biology (IBIOL)


Other members of the office of the dean

  • Prof. Bruno Colbois
    Full professor at the Institute of Mathematics (IMA)

  • Prof. Philip Brunner
    Full professor at the Centre for hydrogeology and geothermics (CHYN)


Main tasks of the Dean:

  • Organization and supervision of exam sessions
  • Preparation and execution of the decisions of the Faculty council and the Professors' council;
  • Representation of the the Faculty to the university's central authorities as well as externally;
  • Adjucation on equivalency requests and exemptions to the study plan as well as special exam situations;
  • Supervision of the course programs and schedules;
  • Response to special requests emanating from students



 All offical requests to the dean have to be sent by postal mail or by email to:

The dean of the Faculty
Secretary-deanship of the Faculty of science
Rue Emile-Argand 11
2000 Neuchâtel - Suisse
Tél. + 41 32 718 2100

E-mail :

Office T001 - Main entrance - Lakeside of UniMail