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Partner institutions


The Messerli Research Institute is divided into:

Comparative Cognition

Tracing the thinking and feeling of animals. 

Head: Professor Ludwig Huber

Comparative Medicine

One Health: factors influencing allergies in humans and animals. 

Head: Professor Erika Jensen-Jarolim

Ethik der Mensch-Tier Beziehung

From practice to theory and back.

Head: Professor Herwig Grimm


Associated centers and research partners


Interdisciplinary teaching offer

Our international Master's programme in Human-Animal Relationship