Our Mission: The City Collaboratory aims to foster interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration on the urban in Switzerland and beyond

We strive to create a platform that brings together urban scholars, researchers , practitioners, and policymakers to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices for creating sustainable and equitable urban environments.

Through our research, teaching, and events, we seek to address critical urban challenges, produce nuanced knowledge that is grounded in the complexity of actual lived experience, and contribute to the development of innovative solutions that enhance the well-being of urban residents and communities.

As a collaborative network, we believe in the power of collective intelligence and aim to create a vibrant and supportive community dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of the urban in all its complexity.

Governance: How the City Collaboratory is organized

The City Collaboratory is managed on a daily basis by the Steering Committee. Regular consultation on long-term strategy and effective growth is conducted in consultation with the Advisory Board. Periodically, small subgroups coalesce around relevant topics. Please get in touch for more information or if you would like to participate.

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Contact: Contact us and get involved

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Design/Concept & Development: Christian Bauer, 2023