Prof. Dr. Marie Caffari


Prof. Dr. Marie Caffari Leiterin Schweiz. Literaturinstitut

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Bern Academy of the Arts
    Schweizerisches Literaturinstitut
    Rockhall IV, Seevorstadt 99
    2502 Biel


  • HKB University Governing Body

  • Bachelor in literary writing


  • Bachelor in literary writing HKB

  • Contemporary french/german literature


  • Marie Caffari (*1968) has been in charge of the Swiss Literature Institute since it was created in 2006, at the Berne University of the Arts, in Biel. She studied French, German and Russian literature at the University of Lausanne and holds a PhD from Queen Mary College, University of London (Butor’s Collaborative Writings: Exploring Border Territory, 2003). She teaches French contemporary literature and was a member of the research team of « Writing as Dialogue », a project funded by the Swiss National Science Fondation (2014-2018). She was visiting professor at the University of McGill, Montréal Québec, in 2013-2014 (Département des littératures de langue française, de traduction et de création).
  • UWC Atlantic International Baccalaureate United World Colleges
  • Université de Lausanne Licence es Lettres UNIL
  • University of London PhD Queen Mary College


  • University Governing Body

  • Teaching/Learning Comittee HKB

  • President UWC Swiss Association