|Current Position (s)||Députée|
|Location||Berne, Berne City, Switzerland|
Regula Rytz (born 2 March 1962 in Thun, Canton of Bern) is a Swiss historian and politician of the Green Party of Switzerland. She is a member of the National Council and the president of the Green Party of Switzerland
Regula Rytz was born in Thun to Gisela Rytz-Flören, a Swiss musician, and Rudolf-Rytz, a Swiss architect. She graduated as teacher (Swiss Lehrpatent) at the Thun seminary, and worked from 1983 to 1989 as teacher on public elementary school level (Volksschule). Rytz studied history at the University of Bern and graduated (Lizentiat) in history, sociology and constitutional law in 1997. Her coop-programs included projects for the educational department (Erziehungsdirektion) of the canton of Bern from 1990 to 1992, and assistance work for Professor Richard Bäumlin at the constitutional law seminary (Staatsrechtliches Seminar) in 1992 and 1993. From 1998 to 2000 she researched on the field of Gewalt im Alltag und organisierte Kriminalität (literally: violence in dailylife and organized crime) within the scope of a research program of the Swiss National Science Foundation (Nationalfonds) at her alma mater.