Summer School 2016


Students of different parts of the world

In 2016, young scientists will again have the opportunity to prepare for the Congress at a summer School from June 26 to July 2 and to contribute their point of view to the discussions.

Participation is open to students from all over the world.


Cornelia Wüthrich will be happy to receive applications for the summer school (

More information about the 2016 Conference’s topic will be available on Academia Engelberg’s website starting in March 2016. More information about the Summer School 2016 you can find in de detailed Invitation for participation.

Donators and Partners

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.