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Wikimedia CH is the local Wikimedia chapter covering Switzerland. It was founded on May 14, 2006.

Past discussions on this page have been kept at /Archive.

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Reach us[edit]


Contact us at

Lending photography material

Page on Commons

Mailing list

Mailing list for Wikimedians in Switzerland at wikimediach-l


Catch us directly on our freenode IRC channel #wikimedia-ch


Become a fan of Wikimedia CH at


Follow our tweets at @WikimediaCH

Office address
Wikimedia CH
Escaliers-du-Marché 2
1003 Lausanne
Phone: +41 (0) 21 340 66 20
Postal address 
Wikimedia CH
8008 Zürich


Current Board[edit]

May 23, 2014 and later


Permanent Position[edit]

Chief Science Officer

Liaison for Italian-speaking Community & GLAM project manager

Liaison for German-speaking Community & Education

Liaison for French-speaking Community & Education

Administrative Manager

Temporary Staff[edit]

  • Wikimedia CH received a grant from the "Loterie Romande" for the digitization of the Neuchâtel Herbarium. This grant has been partially used to hire Civilian servants

Past employees[edit]

  • Chantal Ebongué, CAO, July 2013 - July 2013
  • Anh Chung, CAO, October 2013 - December 2014

Third-party employees with Wikimedia CH funds[edit]

  • Micha L. Rieser, Wikipedian in Residence at the Swiss National Library, (40% position, half covered by WMCH) January-June 2014
  • Emmanuel Engelhart, in Residence at the Swiss National Library, (40% position, half covered by WMCH) January-June 2014
  • Micha L. Rieser, Wikipedian in Residence at the Swiss Federal Archives, (60% position, half covered by WMCH) July-November 2013

Past Boards[edit]

Nota bene: board nominations are effective two months after the election.

September 1, 2013 - May 23, 2014[edit]

April 27, 2013 - August 31, 2013[edit]

August 23, 2012 - April 27, 2013[edit]

June 10, 2010 - August 23, 2012[edit]

May 28, 2009 - June 10, 2010[edit]

May 14, 2008 - May 28, 2009[edit]

August 23, 2007 - May 14, 2008[edit]

May 14, 2006 - August 23, 2007[edit]



Wikimedia CH publishes monthly Newsletters in 3 official Swiss languages and in english.

Past events[edit]

Photos of past Wikimedia events and meet-ups in Switzerland are available here.


See also[edit]