ENGELBERG DIALOGUES: Convincing speakers and active participants



Monday, 12. November 2018

Impressions and Presentations online

The “ENGELBERG DIALOGUES 2018” attracted around 100 personalities from the world of business, science, politics and society on the subject of “unlimited migration?” During four days, well-founded scientific contributions as well as active participants provided for exciting discussions.

Slides to the contributions of the experts can be found under the respective program points Forum & Workshop.

Traditionally, young scientists also have their say in Engelberg. The Autumn Academy with eleven participants from Belgium, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Norway and Switzerland addressed a wide range of problems that they find here. The top three entries received awards.

Impressions and a video of the «ENGELBERG DIALOGUES 2018» can be found here.

Donators and Partners

Following a long period of fruitful cooperation, a close partnership was agreed on in June 2007. The Collegium Helveticum is an institution jointly borne by the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (‘ETH’), Zurich.

The ETH Board is responsible for the strategic leadership of the ETH domain and assumes the supervision of its institutions. Its close relationship with the ETH Council has contributed to the successful continuation of Academia Engelberg Foundation since 2000.

The Foundation promotes research into the connecting human fundamentals of science. Academia Engelberg Foundation and the Foundation for Basic Research in Human Sciences have entered into a cooperation agreement for the period 2011 to 2015.

Helvetia is a quality-oriented comprehensive insurance company with over 150 years of experience. Academia Engelberg Foundation is convinced it will be able to use important synergies from the partnership starting in 2015.

A partnership with the University of Lucerne has existed since summer 2013. Since 2016 we have also a parthership with the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Lucerne. Through these partnerships, synergies are used and joint projects are tested and realized. The University of Lucerne currently consists of three faculties: the faculties for Theology, Culture and Social Sciences, and Law.

In 2014, Academia Engelberg Foundation formed a partnership with the University of Lund in Sweden. The University was founded in 1666 but general studies, predecessor of today’s University, already existed in 1425.

The focus of the Foundation is the promotion of organizations in the areas of culture and arts, architecture, design, music, sports, education, and science. It has been a partner of Academia Engelberg Foundation since 2014.