Thematic focus




The year 1968 leaves its mark on 2018. 50 years later, the research centre Dodis looks back through the eyes of Swiss diplomacy on an eventful year and highlights various aspects:



The research centre Dodis remembers in 2017 the various effects the Russian Revolution had on the Swiss foreign policy: (page not available in English)



2016 the Gotthard Base Tunnel was inaugurated. The research centre has updated the resources in the online database Dodis on the construction of the first tunnel: (page not available in English)



Dodis is returning to its past to make its way into the future. The complete first series of the Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland's (DDS) print publication, covering a period from the founding of the Swiss Confederation in 1848 up to the end of World War II in 1945, has been incorporated in Dodis, indexed, and given searchable keywords.


On time for occasion of the centenary of the outbreak of World War, DDS vol. 6 (1914–1918) published in 1981 has been tagged by themes, people and geographic names and made available on




On the occasion of the 150 years' anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Italy the DDS organise several activities and events in 2010 and 2011: