Laurent Bernhard


Senior researcher

Office 5620

+41 (0)21 692 37 71

Languages: German, French, English


Laurent Bernhard holds a PhD in political science form the University of Zurich. He worked as a postdoctoral research for NCCR Democracy (University of Zurich) as well as for Année Politique Suisse (University of Bern). Laurent Bernhard joined FORS in 2017.


Laurent Bernhard specializes in populism, direct democracy, Swiss politics, electoral research, political communication, and asylum policies. He is currently involved in the Swiss Election Study (Selects).