LERU – League of European Research Universities

LERU

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) is a network of 23 leading research universities that are located in 12 European countries. LERU is a respected voice in the European Higher Education Area and is committed to upholding sound conditions for research, especially basic research, and teaching.
UZH has been a member since 2006 and contributes to its numerous working groups in a variety of ways. An overview of UZH’s involvement can be found below.

 

Name of Body

UZH Member

Governing Bodies

 

 

Rectors’ Assembly

Michael O. Hengartner, President

Board of Directors

Bert van der Zwaan (Utrecht, chair), Alice Gast (ICL), Jukka Kola (Helsinki)

No UZH member

BoD+ (chairs of policy groups)

No UZH member

Policy Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIOM: Biomedicine /Life Sciences

Jean-Marc Fritschy, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

DOCT: Doctoral Studies

Claudine Leysinger, Graduate Campus

ENTE: Enterprise and Innovation

Michael Schaepman, VP Veterinary Medicine and Science

ERPM: European Research Project Managers

Sofia Karakostas, Annika Glauner, EU Grants Access

INFO: Information & open access

Christian Fuhrer, Main Library

LEAR: Learning & teaching

Gabriele Siegert, VP Arts and Social Sciences

NATU: Natural sciences

Roland Sigel, Dean of the Faculty of Science

RESE: Research

Michael Schaepman, VP Veterinary Medicine and Science

SSHU: Social sciences and humanities

Thomas Hengartner, Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Network Groups

 

COMM: Directors of Communication

Jürg Dinner, Communications

SON: Senior Officers’ Network

Sandra Engler, General Secretariat

Thematic Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALUM: Alumni

Sandra Emanuel, UZH Alumni

ANIM: Animals used for scientific purposes

Michaela Thallmair, Animal Welfare Delegate

CARE: Research Careers and HR

Stefanie Kahmen, Research, Innovation and Academic Career Development

CHAR: Charitable Funding

Peter Collmer, General Secretariat

CRIM: Crime and Social Control

Patrik Manzoni, Institute of Law

ELEA: e-Learning

Eva Seiler Schiedt, Information Technology

ETHI: Ethics

Francis Cheneval, Institute of Philosophy

GEND: Gender

Karin Gilland Lutz, Office for Gender Equality

INTE: Research integrity

Stefanie Kahmen, Research, Innovation and Academic Career Development

LAW: Law deans

Brigitte Tag, Dean of the Faculty of Law

THRS: Theology and Religious Studies

Konrad Schmid, Department of Theology