Commission representatives

To support the board members and represent the interests of scientific staff in various national and international commissions, dedicated representatives have been elected:

Eurodoc is the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers. It is an international federation of 32 national organisations of PhD candidates and Postdocs and 4 observers from member states of the European Union and the Council of Europe. Eurodoc’s mission is to represent and consolidate the community of doctoral candidates and junior researchers in Europe in their pursuit of a decent professional life. Eurodoc aims to be the effective and efficient voice of doctoral candidates and junior researchers at the European level.


salome (17) Salome Adam
University of Zurich
Eurodoc Working Group Mobility Coordinator

Schweizerische Hochschulkonferenz SHK / Conférence suisse
des hautes écoles CSHE / Conferenza svizzera delle scuole universitarie CSSU

The SHK/ CSHE/ CSHE is the chief political organ for all public swiss institutions of higher education comprising the Federal Universities ETH and EPFL and the Cantonal Universities, Teachers Colleges and Universities of Applied Sciences.

Lena Hehemann
University of Fribourg

Swiss Accreditiation Council (SAC)
The Accreditation Council is the joint body of the federal government and cantons for accreditation and quality assurance in the Swiss higher education sector and the accreditation authority for the accreditation procedures pursuant to the Federal Act on Funding and Coordination of the Swiss Higher Education Sector (HEdA).

florian_lippke Florian Lippke
University of Fribourg

Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF
The Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF is the most important funding institution for young researchers in Switzerland. As the representative of actionuni in the Foundation Council, the highest decision-making body of the SNSF, my task is to make sure that the specific position that young researchers and non-professorial academic staff occupy in the Swiss academic system be constantly taken into consideration and promoted within the various programmes and strategies of the SNSF.

Nenad Stojanovic
University of Lucerne