Prof Andrea Schenker-Wicki

Chair of BRCCH Board
President, University of Basel

Prof Andrea Schenker-Wicki is President of the University of Basel since 2015. She has master degrees from both ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, a doctoral degree from the University of Freiburg and she habilitated at the University of St. Gallen. Most recently, from 2001 to 2015 she held a full professorship in Business Administration at the University of Zurich and acted as the Director of the Executive MBA. In addition, she was Vice President for Law and Economics at the University of Zurich between 2012 and 2014.

Prof Schenker-Wicki has joined, among others, the Council of the Zürcher Fachhochschule (ZFH) and is president of the EUCOR universities (alliance of five universities based in the Upper Rhine region). Furthermore, she was part of the Austria Science Board (2010–2016) and the German Accreditation Council and presided over the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swiss Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (OAQ) from 2007 to 2012. From 2012 to 2015, she was a member of the Swiss Science and Innovation Council. In 2013 the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna awarded her an honorary doctoral degree.


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