FAN Advisory Boards

The advisory committees are responsible for programming the annual European Forum Alpbach. The committees consist of scientists and practitioners as well as representatives of the European Forum Alpbach.

The Forum Alpbach Network is represented in the advisory committees to shape the program of EFA from a young perspective!


Who are we?


Legal Symposium

Alma Zadic


Health Symposium


Amin El-Heliebi


Policy Symposium

Almina Besic


Economic Symposium

Wolfgang Eichert


Financial Market

Christoph Schmidinger



Built Environment

Johannes Paar


Tyrol Day


Martin Kubas (Club Alpbach Tyrol)


Andreas Eisendle (Club Alpbach Südtirol Alto Adige)


Call for Advisory Board Members – CLOSED

FAN Advisory Board members are FAN members with an outstanding scientific or professional track. All FAN Advisory Board members are elected by representatives of the Network and are hence obliged to represent FAN and act in the best interest of the network.

To apply for a seat in one of the Advisory Boards, please note that the following criteria need to be fulfilled as prerequisite.


  • FAN membership or other affiliation (former scholarship holder, etc.)
  • University degree
  • age ≤40 (with the application deadline)
  • willingness to travel to Vienna for meetings
  • Good command of English

Advisory Board Members are elected in Mai for two years – so they will shape the programm of EFA 2017 and EFA 2018.
For your application please fill out the form below and send your Letter of Motivation (max. 1 page), your Curriculum Vitae (max 2 pages, without publication list) and other relevant documents (e.g.: publication list)!

Applications are refereed by the FAN Board members and the currently active FAN advisory board members. Active members of a FAN advisory board who apply for reelection are not allowed to take a vote in their respective symposium.
The selection is based on the scientific excellence of the candidate, the letter of motivation, and active participation at associations and organizations of the applicant.
As soon as a decision is reached, applicants are informed promptly.
All the best for your application!