Jacques-Édouard Berger (1945-1993), a leader of cultural trips to Europe, Egypt, United States and Near and Far East ( he had brought back over 100,000 pictures, for purposes of courses and lectures ( 'On Behalf of Art' ), was also a passionate collector of Art. After his death, the Fondation Jacques-Edouard Berger deposited his very important collections with the City of Lausanne (Switzerland) with a view to their installation in the Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains (mudac).
China: Neolithic Period - Shang Dynasty - Dynasty Western/Estern Zhou - Warring States Period - Han Dynasty - Wei Dynasty - Six Dynasties Period - Tang Dynasty - Song Dynasty - Yuan and Ming Dynasties - Qing Dynasty - 20th century
On Behalf of Art (Lausanne 1979-1993 - Geneva 1990-1993), lecture-course cycles: The splendors of the Baroque and Rococo Styles, The Forgotten Pathways (Architecture and the Sacred), Art and Civilization during the European Renaissance, The Keys to Looking (Major Schools of Painting), Enigmas in Painting (Fifteen Works Seeking our Gaze), and except cycle Roman Portraits from Egypt. Each cycle mentioned consisted of fifteen lectures.