The Theodor Kocher Institute is organized in individual research groups closely collaborating with each other. With its technical platforms in live cell imaging using in vitro time lapse videomicroscopy, intravital epifluorescence microscopy and 2-photon microscopy the TKI is part of the Microscopy Imaging Center at the University of Bern.
Britta Engelhardt is a member of the Bern Immunology Club (BIC).
Teaching activities of the senior researchers at the institute include lectures, seminars and practical classes for students enrolling in the following programs: Master of Biomedical Sciences, Masters in Molecular Life Sciences Program and within the interfaculty Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences. Members of the institute are also participating in Problem Based Learning for medical students.