World CP Profile Authors « Christoph Weckerle
Head of Department of Cultural Analysis, Zurich University of the Arts
Hafnerstrasse 39, CH-8031 Zürich
Tel: +41 43 446 2016
Fax: +41 43 446 4513
Christoph Weckerle is Head of the Department of Cultural Analysis at the Zurich University of the Arts. He is a Cultural Policy Researcher with contracts that include clients such as: Council of Europe, Swiss National Science Foundation, Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency.
From 2002 to 2007 he has been Head of the Research Unit for Creative Industries at the Zurich University of the Arts (publication of the 1st and 2nd National Report on Creative Industries in Switzerland).
From 1999-2002 he was a member of the Advisory Board of the Cultural Policies Research and Development Unit of the Council of Europe. Prior to this from 1996-1999 he was Head of the research project evaluation the cultural foreign relations of Switzerland (Swiss National Science Foundation). Earlier still in 1994-1999 he was employed as a researcher at the Institute for Cultural Management and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna.
He has a Master's Degree in Romance Studies, University of Zurich; Master's Degree in Cultural Management, University of Vienna; Lecturer at the University of Art and Design Zurich and the University of Basel.