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educator

Bernhard Schnyder, Swiss educator. Recipient Walter Naef prize Swiss National Science Foundation, 1967, Ruenzi prize Governor of Valais, 1980. President Swiss Catholic Students, 1954-1955, Swiss Science Council, 1983-1987. Colonel Swiss Army, 1979-1988.

Background

Schnyder, Bernhard was born on November 30, 1930 in Brig, Switzerland. Son of Oskar and Anny (Gentinetta) Schnyder.

Education

Lizentiat, Law School, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1954. Doctor, Law School, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1960. Habilitation, Law School, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1970.

Juris Doctor, Canton Valais, Switzerland, 1957. Doctor (honorary), University Basel, Switzerland, 2005.

Career

Attorney, Canton Valais, Switzerland, 1958-1965; professor, Law School, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1965-1997; dean, Law School, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1973-1977; rector, University, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1979-1983.

Membership

President Swiss Catholic Students, 1954-1955, Swiss Science Council, 1983-1987. Colonel Swiss Army, 1979-1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, swimming, hiking.

Connections

Married Trudy Koenig, March 30, 1974. Children: Matthias, Franziska.

father:
Oskar Schnyder

mother:
Anny (Gentinetta) Schnyder

spouse:
Trudy Koenig

child:
Franziska Schnyder

child:
Matthias Schnyder