The Institute of Forensic Medicine in Bern performs most of its investigative work on behalf of the public prosecutor's office. The findings it makes help facilitate the administration of justice and maintain public safety. Certain services of the institute may also be used, however, by other authorities, hospitals, physicians or even private individuals in exceptional cases.
The Institute of Forensic Medicine in Bern offers a variety of services.
For ethical and data protection reasons, the institute is unable to offer public tours or visits (visits, taster days, etc.).
Information for family members
We are happy to answer any questions you might have about procedural issues
at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in relation to deaths.