Swiss Alumni Meeting – SAM 2023

34. UWPSAA General Assembly
October 27 – 29, 2023 – Berne (BE)

Our residence
The Youth Hostel Bern

Bern | Swiss Youth Hostels | Around 50 locations in Switzerland

Bern Youth Hostel in the Marzili district can welcome guests with its new look.
All that remains is its unique location between the Federal Parliament Building and the River Aare.

Single, double, family, barriere-free and shared rooms available





Friday, October 27th


18:00          Dinner at the Youth Hostel


19:30          Tour with the night watchman in the historic old town


21:00          Chill out at the Lounge/Bar of the Youth Hostel



Saturday, October 28th


7:30-9:30         Breakfast


10:15               Foxtrail in the historic city center and along the Aare river.

Groups of 6 peoples are starting every 15 minutes
The tour takes about 2.5 to 3.5 hours, depending on the number of stops at restaurants or other places 😉


16:00               Swiss Alumni Meeting 2023 at Altes Tramdepot


18:00               Apéro at Altes Tramdepot


19:00               Dinner at Altes Tramdepot


Afterwards      Chill out at the Lounge/Bar of the Youth Hostel



Sunday, October 29th


7:30-9:30         Breakfast


11:00               Tchouckball workshop and competition

Guided by Instructor Florence Amez-Droz (A90)

This game has its focus on fair play – any attack on the opponent or his game is prohibited.
«a valid human community»
Let yourself be surprised by the game. It is a lot of fun! 😊


12:45               Ranking ceremony


13:00               End of official program




Don’t miss the following hot spots during you stay in Bern:

    • Bears at the Bärenpark
    • Münster Cathedral and its platform
    • Elevator down to the Mattequartier
    • Zytglogge
    • Schwellenmätteli
    • Nydegg bridge
    • Historic city center with its arcades
    • The Einstein House
    • Rosengarten with beautiful view of the city
    • Zoo: Tierpark Dällhölzli
    • Gurten (Güsche): Moutain next to the city and accessible by cable car
    • and many more ……


Registration deadline: September 15th, 2023


I’m looking forward to meeting you at the SAM 2023 in Bern 😊



Diana Schott, Cast D94

The registration starts here:

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    First Name / Last Name 4th person

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    All rooms have shower and toilet

    Friday-Sunday (incl. 2 breakfast)

    Amount per person

    Saturday-Sunday (incl. breakfast)

    Amount per person

    Parking at the youth hostel: CHF 10.-/per day (only a few places available)

    No guarantee that a parking space is available!

    Please add per Adult and night CHF 3.20 for tax and CO2-compensation.

    Please add per Child (under the age of 12) and night CHF 1.80 for tax and CO2-compensation.

    Preferred roommates:

    Dinner (without drinks)

    Friday (18:00 - 20:00)

    18:00 for those joining the tour with the night watchman

    Adult: CHF 19.50

    Child: CHF 14.50 (6 to 12 years)

    Start at 19:30: Walking tour with the night watchman in the historic part of Berne Price CHF 25.- (approx. 75 minutes) per person

    I join the walking tour


    Foxtrail (Do not add in the amount, it must be paid at the starting point)

    Groups of 4 to 7 people

    Adult: CHF 32.00 (+16 years)

    Child: CHF 16.00 (6 to 16 years)

    Family (2x Adults, 2x Kids): CHF 79.00


    only SAM GA and Apéro

    Expense amount: CHF 10.-

    SAM GA, Apéro and Dinner

    Dinner (3 courses)

    Meat/Fish: CHF 57.-

    Vegetarian: CHF 55.-

    Children menu: CHF 20.- (main dish and dessert)

    Children menu:


    Tchouckball workshop with Florence

    People attending:


    Please add the amounts according to your selection and make your payment before September 5th, 2023 (early-bird deduct CHF 10.- / p.P.) or the full amount by September 15, 2023 to: Up With People Swiss Alumni Association, 8107 Buchs ZH, PC account 60-15773-9 / IBAN: CH61 0900 0000 6001 5773 9


    Please accept the delivery of your data (required)

    Former General Assemblies took place in:

    • 29 October 2022 – Rapperswil-Jona
    • 30 October 2021 – Delémont
    • 07 October 2020 – Virtual

    • 26 October 2019 – Malbun (FL)
    • 03 November 2018 – Rüdlingen
    • 28 October 2017 – Interlaken

    • 22 October 2016 – Rüdlingen
    • 24 October 2015 – Herzberg
    • 04 October 2014 – Nürnberg (DE)