The Jungfraujoch – globally renowned as a unique tourist destination – is also home to a research station. The research station, together with the astronomical observatories at Gornergrat, is operated by the International Foundation High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat (HFSJG). The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) Jungfraujoch Commission represents the interests of Swiss researchers within the foundation and also has a seat on the Board of the Foundation.
The Swiss Academy of Sciences Jungfraujoch Commission endeavours to make the importance of these research activities known to a wider public.
Year founded: 1922