Die KOL unterstützt, fördert und koordiniert Bildungsangebote und Forschungsmöglichkeiten im Bereich der Ozeanografie und der Limnologie.

Bild: Thorsten, stock.adobe.com

Limnological & marine stations

Lakes are a Swiss national asset and thus provide many potential sites to develop limnological research. Several lakes host limnological platforms supporting research. See the links below for further information about research at the sites and access:


Being in a landlocked country, however, many Swiss students and scientists need to go abroad to gain experience in oceanography. For many years COL supported several marine stations in France and Germany securing Swiss scholars preferential access. The activities included organization of courses at different levels, participation in field and oceanographic campaigns, possibilities for sabbatical terms, etc

Banyuls s/Mer (F)
Roscoff (F)
Wilhelmshaven (D)

COL members can help Swiss scholars and researchers to contact these facilities but the necessary funds have to be found elsewhere