The “von Hayek” hall is one of the 5 flexible halls in the level 1 East area of the Congress Centrum Alpbach and fulfils multi-functional purposes.
The various rooms/halls in the Congress Centrum Alpbach are named after notable personalities and sponsors, who have special associations with the "European Forum Alpbach".
August Friedrich von Hayek (1899 - 1992)
The 1974 economics Nobel Prize winner felt at home in Alpbach. He led numerous events, work groups and was a frequent speaker. He was an economics professor at the "London School of Economics" and at the universities of Chicago and Freiburg im Breisgau. Von Hayek is recognised as a representative of "neo-liberalism". He published important papers dealing with monetary and fiscal theoretical problems and the constitution of modern society.