President 1998–2006

Alois Graf von Waldburg-Zeil

From January 1998 to May 2006, Alois Graf von Waldburg-Zeil was President of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen.

  • Graduated in economics and political science
  • In 1964 founded the Weltforum Publishers in Munich, its director until 1979
  • Co-editor of the "Internationales Afrikaforum" and "Internationales Asienforum" magazines
  • 1972 to 1981, chairman of the Baden-Wurttemberg Landeselternbeirat (parents council), and from 1977 chairman of the nationwide parents council
  • 1980 to 1989, member of the German Bundestag
  • 1980 to 1983, member of the Committee for Economic Cooperation and the Subcommittee for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid
  • 1990 to 1994, CDU/CSU spokesman for educational policies
  • 1994 to 1998, chairman of the Subcommittee for Foreign Cultural Politics
  • died in 2014