Prof. Dr. Oya Atalay Franck is an architect, architectural historian and academician. She is the Director of the School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. She studied architecture at Middle East Technical University METU in Ankara and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute RPI in Troy, NY, USA. She received her PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zurich. She acts as an expert in various scientific bodies, a.o. the Swiss National Foundation of Research (SNF) and The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), as well as in peer review committees and in quality audits.

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February 15, 2021

The first EAAE Deans Summit

Dear Colleagues, The preparations for the first EAAE Deans Summit, that will take place on 22 and 23 April 2021, are in full swing. The topic “Change the game – take responsibility – nurture sustainability – change the world” addresses the growing capacity and intensity of our possibilities to intervene urgent issues like climate change. The second day will focus on the future of the universities. We are looking forward to welcoming the deans of EAAE member schools. The number…

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Former EAAE Presidents

Karl Otto Ellefsen
The Oslo School of Architecture and Design,
Oslo, Norway
Urs Hirschberg
Technische Universität Graz,
Graz, Austria
Stefano Musso
Università degli Studi di Genova,
Genova, Italy
Francis Nordemann
ENSA de Paris-Belleville,
Paris, France
Per Olaf Fjeld
The Oslo School of Architecture and Design,
Oslo, Norway
James Horan
Dublin School of Architecture,
Dublin, Ireland
Herman Neuckermans
KU Leuven,
Leuven, Belgium
Constantin Spiridonidis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Thessaloniki, Greece
Pierre von Meiss
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne,
Lausanne, Switzerland
Hentie Louw
Newcastle University,
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Jean-François Mabardi
Université catholique de Louvain,
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Nils Ole Lund
Aarhus School of Architecture,
Aarhus, Denmark
Peter Jockusch
Universität Stuttgart,
Stuttgart, Germany
Age Van Randen
Delft University of Technology,
Delft, Netherlands
Herbert Kramel
ETH Zurich,
Zurich, Switzerland
Hans Haenlein
Polytechnic of the South Bank,
London, United Kingdom