The History of the Lindau Meetings

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for the dialogue between different scientific generations. For more than 60 years now Laureates as well as young and promising Young Researchers are meeting once a year in Lindau. Read more...

Annual Reports

Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an Annual Report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. Read more...

 

Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schürer

Chairman of the Board

Vice-President of the Council

Born 1946 in Coburg (Germany), Swiss citizen

M.B.A. University of St. Gallen, Graduate School of Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences

Founder of the International Management Symposia, University of St. Gallen and the St. Gallen Foundation for International Studies

Former Chairman and CEO, MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen

Member of the Advisory Panel of Swiss Re Rueschlikon - Centre for Global Dialogue

Member of the Board and the Curatorium of the Swiss Institute of International Studies, Zurich

Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Roman Herzog Institute, Munich

Former Visiting Professor at the University of St. Gallen

 

Professor emeritus at Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C.

 

Fellow of the International Academy of Management, USA

Honours and Awards:

 

Lennart-Bernadotte-Medal

 

awarded with various international decorations

 

Many of the characteristics of the Nobel Prize are well reflected in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. They are very much in the spirit of Alfred Nobel, in the sense that there is this drive to encourage scientific progress.
Lars Heikensten, Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation