Alex Fischer served as full-time faculty member at the Department of Public Policy from 2005 until 2007. Currently he works as a head of the public affairs unit of WWF Switzerland and in addition, he kept his affiliation with CEU as Associate Professor.
From September 2000 to August 2005, he worked at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration, IDHEAP, in Lausanne, Switzerland. In parallel, he has also taught foreign and European Politics at the Universities of Berne and Fribourg, Switzerland.
In the 2015-2016 academic year, Professor Alex Fischer teaches the courses "Political lobbying – how to effectively impact on a policy process" and "Social network analysis".