The Foundation Board is the supreme governing body of the Foundation. It can adopt whatever measures are necessary to ensure that the Foundation works well and is above all responsible for defining the Foundation’s strategic orientation.
In keeping with the Articles, the Foundation Board is constituted as follows:
- three members, including the chair, are appointed by the University of Lausanne;
- four members appointed by swissuniversities of which two are representatives of universities, one of a university of applied sciences and one of a university of teacher education;
- one member is appointed by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (BFS);
- one member is appointed by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.
The Foundation Board itself can appoint an additional member.