Academic Council

The Academic Council supports quality assurance in education, study and research. They provide the Foundation Council with expert advice in all matters relating to academic teaching and research, as well as suggestions for the expansion and development of the Swiss Distance Learning University.

Name Function
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmitt President of the Academic Council, Senior Vice President ETHZ
Prof. Dr. Jean-Loup Chappelet IDHEAP
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut Hoyer Former President of the FernUniversität in Hagen
Prof. Dr. Walter Perrig Former Vice President of Bern University, Member of the Wallis University Council
Prof. Dr. iur. Gerhard Schmid Retired Professor from Basel University
Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Meunier President of FIED
Michael Zurwerra Principal of the Kantonsschule Trogen