Unveiling the Impact of One Health: Inside Swiss Tropical and Public Health

The Cornell Club of Switzerland will visit the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) on Saturday, 9 March 2024. Join us on this special occasion to learn about its history and work. We are delighted to provide you with additional details about this exceptional tour. About Lisa Lisa Crump (Cornell B.S., 1982 CALS … Read more

A Cozy Zinck’s Night in Basel

We had an intimate Zinck’s night in Basel, with three Cornellians chatting about a range of topics, from past Cornell Club of Switzerland events (visiting professors, staying in far-off hotels in the Alps, and Thanksgiving dinners), commuting between Basel and Zurich, to hiking in the Alps. All in all, a really nice and cozy event! … Read more

“Flash” Event in Basel with Cornell Professor Gustavo Flores-Macías

3 August 2023 – Basel Four years ago, Professor Flores-Macías gave a very interesting talk on “Populism and Elections in the Americas” followed by a dinner in Zurich. He contacted the Club in mid-July to let us know that he would again be in Switzerland and would be pleased to meet with us in two … Read more

Markgräfler Wine and Asparagus Evening

27 May 2023 We ventured across the border to the Markgräflerland, the area of Germany bounded by the Black Forest on the east and the Rhine River on the West. Our outing began with a visit to the well-known Ziereisen winery The winery is a family-run business whose vineyards cover 21 hectares (52 acres). We … Read more

Celebrating Asparagus Season In Style

27 May 2023 – Efringen-Kirchen DE  (near Basel) It’s “Spargelzeit” – asparagus season – in this part of the world. For those who have lived here for a while, no further explanation is necessary. Newcomers might not yet have experienced this culinary highlight, which is only available in April through mid-June of each year. Here … Read more

Thanksgiving 2022 – The Gala Weekend

26 November 2022 – Basel The Cornell Club of Switzerland celebrated Thanksgiving this year in style at The Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, a landmark hotel in Basel! Our Thanksgiving event is not only a festive gala but also a weekend affair centered around our annual general meeting (AGM).  It was the most anticipated event … Read more

Our Thanksgiving Celebration 2022


26 November 2022 – Basel We welcome you to join The Cornell Club of Switzerland’s 2022 Thanksgiving Celebration held in Basel this year!  The weekend is full of fascinating events to enjoy this beautiful city and the treasures it has to offer.  We will also hold the 36th Annual Meeting which will be followed by … Read more

Zinck’s Night Switzerland

“We’ll all have drinks at Theodore Zinck’s, when I get back next fall!” On October 20th, the Cornell Club of Switzerland held three concurrent Zinck’s Night events: Basel, Geneva, and Zurich.  In each city, we enjoyed a relaxed evening to catch up, get to know each other, and reminisce about our Cornell days on the hill.  … Read more

History Tour in Kleinbasel: Medieval and Early Industry

30 May 2022 After Covid and after a cancellation because of poor weather, we finally had the opportunity to meet together again and explore unknown parts of the rich history of Basel! Ten Cornellians from different parts of Switzerland attended the event. Our guide was Felix Waldmeier, whose passion to organize cultural visits in Basel … Read more