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Service and Support Units

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Alongside its usual administrative services, the WSL offers special professional technical services and infrastructures to aid researchers as well as services for external customers.
These special services are performed by specific departments.

Strategic and Operational Controlling

Professional management information in the right place, at the right time.

HR and Finances
Computer and IT Services

The IT division runs the infrastructure for central IT and telecommunications.


This division plans, coordinates and disseminates the WSL’s internal and external corporate communications. It has a number of responsibilities, including media activities, the website, events, and publications such as DIAGONAL, the WSL’s magazine.

Technical Support and Experimental Garden
Management of facilities Birmensdorf
Management of facilities Davos

The Management of Facilities Davos division is the central service point for the SLF research institute.