Professor Herbert Binggeli is the Rector of Bern University of Applied Sciences. He is the chair of the University Executive Board and a member of the University Board.
Professor Binggeli graduated from Bern University majoring in Studies of German and English Language and Literature. He received his PhD at the University of Vienna in 1989 and also attained a High School Teaching Diploma. He spent several years working as a Professor and Director of the Swiss-Brasilian School in São Paulo, Brasil. From 1994–2000, he was the Dean of the Vocational Baccalaureate School of Bern. In 2000-2013, he became the Director of Bern Vocational School.
Professor Binggeli is currently a member of the swissuniversities Chamber of Universities of Applied Sciences, of the swissuniversities Delegation for International Relations, of the Delegation for Health and Medicine, of the National Stearing Board for the Personal Health Network and of the Swiss University Conference Board for Human Medicine. He is also a member of the Board of InnoCampus/Switzerland Innovation Park Biel-Bienne.