The Swiss Commission for Astronomy (SCFA) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) via the (Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics) is the board representing the Swiss professional astronomers. It is made essentially of the directors of the various Swiss astronomical institutes (cf. ).
The SCFA represents the main link between professional astronomers and the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). The SCFA nominates delegates in international scientific organisations such as the , the , and the and produces for research infrastructures and other publications.
Swiss Commission for Astronomy (SCFA)
c/o Prof. Dr. Philippe Jetzer
Department of Physics