European Forum Alpbach Foundation, The


The founder of the European Forum Alpbach Foundation is the European Forum Alpbach Association, which took place for the first time in August 1945 as one of the earliest international political and intellectual events in post-WWII Europe. Alpbach was created as an intellectual platform of discussion where Europe's cultural, scientific and humanitarian heritage could be developed in a future-oriented way and where European integration could be promoted.


The mission of the Foundation through its scholarship programme is to enable young people across the world to come to Alpbach and to participate in the Forum. More than 700 scholarship holders from more than 40 countries participate in the European Forum Alpbach every year. The Foundation was in fact established to support and promote the objectives of the European Forum Alpbach

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