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Governance

Management Committee

The Management Committee is the decision-making authority of the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland (AUS) with oversight for strategic planning, academic, research, administration and resources of the institution.

Composition

President
Vice President
Quality Assurance Director
Dean of Academics
Head of Research
research@aus.swiss
Head of Marketing and Community Engagement
a.katsidonis@aus.swiss
Head of Student Affairs
a.onufrey@aus.swiss

Summary of Decisions

Academic Committee

The Academic Committee at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland (AUS) is a sub-structure of the Management Committee charged with ensuring that program development, monitoring and review are consistent with AUS formal policies and procedures, and undertaken in full compliance with regulatory expectations. In conducting its activity, the Committee will ensure that AUS programs are consonant with the institution’s mission and goals, meet the needs of the labor market and the students, and are intellectually credible.

Composition

2023-2024 Academic Year

  1. Dr. Gaidi Faraj, Dean of Academics, Chair
  2. Dr. Anca Prisacariu, Quality Assurance Director
  3. Dr. Giuseppe Catenazzo, Faculty Representative
  4. Javiera Francisca Jara Fuentealba, Student Representative
  5. Philipp Spaeti, Distinguished Engineer, Director Technical Sales and Expert Lab Leader, IBM Technology
  6. Alina Yakobchuk, Administrative Assistant

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland (AUS) is a sub-structure of the Management Committee in charge with overseeing the admissions policy and process with transparency, predictability and consistency.

Composition

2023-2024 Academic Year

  1. Ms. Alina Onufrey, Head of Student Affairs, as the Chair of the Committee
  2. Dr. Gaidi Faraj, Dean of Academics
  3. Dr. Anca Prisacariu, Quality Assurance Director

Research Committee

The Research Committee at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland (AUS) is a sub-structure of the Management Committee responsible for promoting and supporting research and research ethics. The committee acts as a planning forum for the discussion and promotion of developments in research, and ensuring that research in conducted within the highest standards of professionalism and rigor.

Composition

2023-2024 Academic Year

  1. Dr. Giuseppe Catenazzo, Head of Research, as the chair of the Committee
  2. Dr. Gaidi Faraj, Dean of Academics
  3. Dr. Anca Prisacariu, Quality Assurance Director
  4. Dr. Aleksandra Zajac, Ad-Hoc Member
  5. Alina Yakobchuk, Administrative Assistant