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Andreas GROSS

Member of the Nationalrat

Andreas GROSS, Swiss Member of the Nationalrat. political science award, University of Lausanne, 1983. founder. Group for a Switzerland without an army, 1982; founder, Eurotopia, since 1991; member, Swiss, US, United Kingdom and World Associations of Political Scientists; Director, Scientific Institut, for Direct Democracy, Zurich.

Background

GROSS, Andreas was born on August 21, 1952 in Kobe, Japan. Parents: Rolf Gross and Margaratha Gross (née Meyer).

Education

Graduate in history, University of Zurich, 1972-1976. Master of Arts in Political Science, University of Lausanne, 1978-1983. Research fellowships, Berlin and Stanford (USA), 1987/88/90.

Spoken languages: German, French, English.

Career

President, Swiss Young Socialists. 1979-1983; member, Zurich City Parliament, 1986-1991. Member, National Parliament, since 1991.

Works

  • Eurotopia newsletter, 1992.

Religion

Protestant.

Membership

Founder. Group for a Switzerland without an army, 1982. Founder, Eurotopia, since 1991. Member, Swiss, US, United Kingdom and World Associations of Political Scientists.

Director, Scientific Institut, for Direct Democracy, Zurich.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Europe, peace politics.

Connections

Spouse Katharina Gross (née Meier), 1977. Children: Dominik, Anina.