Ariane Ayer obtained her certificate of admission to the bar in 2003 with practical work and training at the practice of Gabus, Rey & Mathey in Geneva.
In 2001 she obtained her doctorate in Law with a thesis on International Law entitled “International Law and the Environment – the responsibility of the State for Legislative Inactivity” under the direction of Prof. Nicolas Michel at the University of Fribourg.
Since 2001, she is Vice President of the Fribourg Commission for surveying the Medical Professions and the Rights of the Patients.
From 1999 to 2001 she was scientific collaborator to the Institute of Legal Health of the University of Neuchâtel (Prof. Olivier Guillod, director) where she was involved in the formulation of numerous legal notices and research reports in the domain of health. She also teaches on continuing education courses in health law.
During 1994-1999 Ariane Ayer was the assistant to Prof. Jean-Baptiste Zufferey at the University of Fribourg. In this context she was involved in teaching and research for the Seminar of Administrative Law and the Institute of Construction Law.