Stiftung Europainstitut Basel (Foundation of the Institute)

Stiftung Europainstitut Basel (Foundation of the Institute) has been supporting the Institute since its early years. The foundation board consists of personalities from the cantonal governments and administrations as well as from politics and the business sector. The board discusses questions concerning its mission (namely the use of the foundation funds, maintenance of the building, recommendations for strategic decisions). Furthermore, the board supports the Institute for European Global Studies with its activities of networking in the city and region of Basel.

  • Dr. Thomas Staehelin, President (Advocate)
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Bohrer (Lonza AG, Group General Counsel & Comp. Secr.)
  • Dr. Andreas Burckhardt (former President of the Administrative Council at Baloise Group)
  • Martin Dätwyler (Director of the Chamber of Commerce of both Basels)
  • Dr. Lukas Engelberger (Councillor of State, Director of the Department of Health Basel-Stadt)
  • Dr. Manuel Friesecke (Regio Basiliensis)
  • Prof. em. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch (former director of the Institute for European Global Studies, historian)
  • Dr. Eva Herzog (Member of the Swiss Council of States for Basel-Stadt)
  • Dr. Eric Jakob  (Director of the Promotion Activites Directorate of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO)
  • Dr. Matthias Leuenberger (Novartis International AG, Country President Switzerland)
  • Dr. iur. Thomas von Planta (President of the Administrative Council at Bâloise Holding AG)
  • Isaac Reber (Member of the Governing Council, Head of the Construction and Environmental Protection Department Baselland)
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andrea Schenker-Wicki (Rector of the University of Basel)
  • Oliver Zwemmer (UBS AG, Head of Wealth Management Northern Switzerland)