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

Jean Chambaz (Sorbonne, chair), Michael Arthur (UCL), Karen Maex (Amsterdam)

No UZH member

BoD+ (chairs of policy groups)

No UZH member

Policy Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIOM: Biomedicine /Life Sciences

Rainer Weber, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

DOCT: Doctoral Studies

Claudine Leysinger, Graduate Campus

ENTE: Enterprise and Innovation

Michael Schaepman, VP Research

ERPM: European Research Project Managers

Sofia Karakostas, Annika Glauner, EU Grants Access

INFO: Information & Open access

Andrea Malits, Main Library

LEAR: Learning & Teaching

Gabriele Siegert, VP Education and Student Affairs

NATU: Natural Sciences

Roland Sigel, Dean of the Faculty of Science

RESE: Research

Michael Schaepman, VP Research

SSHU: Social Sciences and Humanities

Klaus Jonas, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Network Groups

 

COMM: Directors of Communication

Jürg Dinner, Communications

SON: Senior Officers’ Network

Sandra Engler, General Secretariat

Thematic Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALUM: Alumni relations

Sandra Emanuel, UZH Alumni

ANIM: Animals used for scientific purposes

Michaela Thallmair, Animal Welfare Delegate

CARE: Careers of Researchers & HR

Karin Bertschinger, HR

PHIL: Philanthropy

Martin Gubser, UZH Foundation
Peter Collmer, General Secretariat

CRIM: Crime and Social Control

Patrik Manzoni, Institute of Law

DIGE: Digital Education

Eva Seiler Schiedt, Information Technology

ETHI: Ethics

Francis Cheneval, Institute of Philosophy

GEND: Gender

Karin Gilland Lutz, Office for Gender Equality

INTE: Research integrity

Lisa Müller, Research

LAW: Law

Brigitte Tag, Dean of the Faculty of Law

THRS: Theology and Religious Studies

Konrad Schmid, Department of Theology