Welcome to the Department F.-A. Forel for environmental and aquatic sciences
The Department F.-A. Forel for environmental and aquatic sciences (DEFSE) previoulsy Institute F.-A. Forel, named after the famous researcher and father of limnology François-Alphonse Forel, is a multidisciplinary educational and research core in environmental natural sciences of the Faculty of science, Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Our mission is the creation of new knowledge and training of students to address the multidisciplinary nature and the complexities of environmental issues today and for the future.
The Department F.-A. Forel for environmental and aquatic sciences offers teaching and carries out research in the areas of:
Our innovative research and teaching programs are developed in collaboration with the inter-faculty Institute for Environmental Sciences. DEFSE also has an active outreach policy and offer a large spectrum of services to the community.