Section Education and Research

The Section "Education and Research" of the SSS (SSS-ER) was founded in 2003. It unifies statisticians active in education and reserach. The main goals include the organization of courses and conferences in mathematical and applied statistics, the assistance for the organization of the Swiss Statistical Days, as well as the coordination and support of education programs in mathematical and applied statistics.

Rules (bylaws of the section)

As decided by the Constitutional Assembly, May 9, 2003 (PDF)

Past presidents

2011–2015: Beat Hulliger (FHNW School of Business)
2007–2011: Eva Cantoni (University of Geneva)
2005–2007: Werner Stahel (ETHZ)
2004–2005: Andreas Ruckstuhl (ZHAW)
2003–2004: Riccardo Gatto (University of Berne)

Past committee members

2007–2009: Yanyuan Ma (University of Neuchâtel)
2005–2015: Lutz Dümbgen (University of Berne)
2005–2013: Werner Stahel (ETHZ)
2005–2011: Eva Cantoni (University of Geneva)
2005–2007: Antony Davison (EPFL)
2004–2007: Jacques Zuber (HES-SO Yverdon)
2003–2009: Theo Gasser (University of Zurich)
2003–2004: Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser (University of Geneva)
2003–2004: Fabio Tojani (University of Southern Switzerland)


Biennial Report 2011–2013 (PDF)
Annual Report 2009–2010 (PDF)
Annual Report 2008–2009 (PDF)
Annual Report 2007 (PDF)
Annual Report 2006 (PDF)
Mutual information about new developments in Education (Master programs, ...)

General Assemblies

Invitation to the General Assembly 2013 (PDF)
Minutes of the General Assembly 2011 (PDF)
Invitation to the General Assembly 2009 (PDF) and its minutes (PDF)
Invitation to the General Assembly 2007 (PDF) and its minutes (PDF)
Minutes of the General Assembly 2005 (PDF)

Looking for a job?

Vacancies for statisticians and related professions are published here.

Calls for Papers

Calls for Papers/Contributions from scientific conferences and journals are published here as well as scientific competitions and awards.

List of Service Providers

Consulting firms and service providers for Statistics and Data Analytics are listed here.