World Trade Institute
University of Bern
Phone: +41 31 631 32 70
About the WTI: The World Trade Institute (WTI) is a leading academic institution dedicated to studies, teaching and research in international trade and investment regulation and economic globalisation and sustainability. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science. The WTI combines graduate-level education, interdisciplinary research and specialised advisory services in a unique and dynamic institution. We recruit students, researchers, faculty and employees from around the world, creating a diverse culture and stimulating environment.
The WTI offers a wide range of study options for graduates looking to further their knowledge of international trade law and economics.
Areas of research expertise: Each of our research projects focuses on issues related to trade, investment and sustainability. Our publications database includes books, book chapters, working papers and journal articles by WTI research staff.
Outreach activities: WTI experts look at the different challenges we face today from an economic, legal and political science perspective. We build networks globally with international institutions and high-profile academic partners and support clients with high quality research-based consultancy advice, training courses and technical assistance. In all our activities we ensure our clients, as well as society as a whole, benefit from the World Trade Institute's global network and the latest academic research insights.