Pia K. Schneider
Pia K. Schneider is an Affiliate Professor in the Departments of Art and Design and Architecture at the Iowa State University of Science and Technology and since 2007 the director of the College of Design Rome program. Originally from Switzerland, she has been trained as Architect at the ETH (Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich and is the recipient of numerous fellowships and prizes, including an Exchange Fellowship at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, and the Rome Prize at the Swiss Academy.
She has published a survey on 50 Years of Growth in Study Abroad for AACUPI, the Association of American College and University Programs in Italy.
BOARD MEMBER EUASA
Kurt Gamerschlag studied English & American Literature, German Literature, Philosophy and Comparative Linguistics at the University of Bonn including 2 years of doctoral research at Edinburgh University. He acted as Assistant Director of the Department of English at Bonn University until 1985, the year he was appointed founding director of the German office of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) in Bonn with branch offices in Berlin and Frankfurt, and „Education USA“ student counselling centers also in Munich, Cologne and Leipzig. In 2003 he became the founder and managing director of an agency specializing in higher education exchange. He was Chair of AASAP e.V. Germany from 2013 to 2017. Now he is the special liaison officer of AASAP e.V. to EUASA.