Dr. Anne Zimmermann

Head of Education for Sustainable Development Cluster | Associate Editor, MRD

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Dr. Anne Zimmermann
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Scientific writing and publishing (especially in the field of education for sustainable development)
  • Transdisciplinary research approaches
  • Sustainable mountain development
  • Institutional and gender aspects of research and development careers
  • Dissemination of scientific and development-oriented information
  • Language and publication issues


  • Mountain Research and Development (MRD): Associate Editor
  • Career development and publications; teacher of scientific writing and publishing
  • Other projects: editing, translation, publishing issues

Further professional interests

  • Culture and identity
  • Multicultural communication
  • Gender issues
  • Gender-balanced development in mountains
  • Postcolonial studies


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  • td-net (Network for Transdisciplinary Research)
  • Schweizerische Akademische Gesellschaft für Umweltforschung und Ökologie (SAGUF)
  • Mountain Partnership
  • Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)
  • Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)