More than 350 members form our international network of former scholarship holders and friends of Alpbach. Next to our board of experienced Alpbach scholarship holders, we are continuously accepting new members to our team. This is how we maintain a spirit of innovation and excitement, while guaranteeing continuity in the passing on of our acquired experience.
To find out more about our previous Board Members, who shaped our history and helped us get where we stand today, check out our dedicated page!
Hailing from Trieste, attended school in Klagenfurt, studied Political science in Vienna and International development in Bologna. Politics nerd, specialized mainly in the politics and history of Latin America, but totally not as boring as this description implies.
"Embodiment of the Alpe-Adria spirit"-(many people, allegedly)
Learning enthusiast and lover of intercultural dialogues. International Business Management graduate with the vision of creating a more responsible and sustainable business world. Passionate about baking, playing badminton, and hiking.
"What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."- Jane Goodall
Originally from a tiny village in the north of Slovenia, combined the studies in linguistics and international business, and currently working in management consulting. An avid reader and choral singer. Always trying to find opportunities to learn more about the world.
"Look at the cat!" - me every time there is a cat
Grew up in Klagenfurt, attended high-school abroad and landed in Vienna studying Art History. A sports enthusiast (whichever sport, really), with an infinite patience to read or travel. Always seeking to see more, to learn more, and to do a little more.
“Well done is better than well said.” Benjamin Franklin
Grew up in a tiny village outside of Klagenfurt before moving to Vienna to study, afterwards lived in Berlin and Milan. Studied Law, Economics and Finance Technology. Adventurous person, travel addict, and curious mindset. Can-do mentality.
Never try, never know.
Majored in Business Management and currently studying International Relations in Vienna. Always eager to meet new people and make meaningful memories together. Passionate about sports and traveling.
"Great things never come from comfort zones."
Grew up in Klagenfurt and studied in Graz and Vienna. Graduated with a master’s degree in molecular biology and working in the pharmaceutical industry. Played the clarinet for more than 15 years. Huge fan of running, archaeology and fashion.
"In the end we are all humans and that makes it even more exciting."
Student of social and cultural anthropology from a small alpine village in Slovenia, currently based in Vienna. Interested in sustainability and relationships between communities and their environments. Learning about the world through traveling, meeting people, reading books, trying new foods, and reaching mountain tops.
"There are fossils of seashells high in the Himalayas; what was and what is are different things." Rebecca Solnit
Originally from a small village in Carinthia, currently living in Villach. Studied International Business Management. An enthusiastic dancer and admirer of nature, usually while hiking or skiing. A curious soul, always eager to learn.
"Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger."
- Andreas Schnitzer
- Corina Schmiedt
- Niko Themeßl
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