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foto tieAlexander Hasgall (Dr. phil.), is Head of the EUA Council for Doctoral Education.

Before assuming this position he coordinated the “Performances de la recherche en sciences humaines et sociales” (CUS-P3) programme of the Swiss University Rectors conference and was based in the University of Geneva. In this role, he was responsible for a collaborative program of all Swiss Universities which explored how the both the quality and the impact of research in the humanities and social sciences can be made visible and how to find new ways of evaluating the SSH.

Alexander studied philosophy and history at the University of Zurich and the Free University of Berlin. He received his Doctorate in History at the University of Zurich on the history and discourse of transitional justice in Argentina. For this, he spent several month as a visiting scholar at the Universidad Nacional del General Sarmiento in Los Polvorines, Province of Buenos Aires.

Outside of the higher education sector, Alexander acquired different experiences in the NGO-Sector, where he coordinated in Berlin a European network that focused on studying anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance in Europe and developing strategies for combating it. He also worked as project assistant for a market research company and as a freelance journalist for different Swiss and German media. 

Contact Alexander Hasgall

European University Association (EUA)

Brussels office:
Avenue de l’Yser, 24
1040 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0) 2 230 55 44

Geneva office:
114, Rue du Rhône
Case postale 3174
1211 Geneva 3
Tel: +41 22 552 02 96