Member of SCNAT

The umbrella organisation of anthropologists in Switzerland represents the interests of the discipline to the general public and the authorities. Its members are mainly composed of experts with a focus on natural science.

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Swiss Society for Anthropology (SSA)
c/o Dr. Martin Häusler
Universität Zürich
Institut für Evolutionäre Medizin (IEM)
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich

+41 44 635 05 30

The Swiss Society for Anthropology was founded in 1920. It is part of the Platform Biology of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).

Close contacts are maintained with neighbouring disciplines such as palaeontology, human anatomy, zoology, ecology, anthropology, archeology, forensic science, history, social history and history of medicine.

SSA organizes an annual general meeting in Switzerland, which is followed by a scientific discussion.

SAVE THE DATE: Mai 7, 2021: Online scientific conference of the SGA/SSA between 13-17h.

Deadline for registration and abstract submission: 15th of April. For registration please contact Martin Häusler:

There will be a student prize for presentations (200.-).

For more information please have a look on our "Annual general meetings of the SGA/SSA 2020/2021" page: