Your Support for the University of Zurich


Thanks to you, the UZH Foundation can support the University of Zurich’s strategic priorities and promote excellence in science.

By supporting us, you become part of the groundbreaking work done by University of Zurich researchers. Your donations speed up progress in research and teaching, bringing benefits to the whole of society. Investing in education and research benefits everyone: Since 2012, we have been able to provide CHF 300 million to the University of Zurich thanks to the dedication of around 1 700 private donors, foundations and businesses.

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«The UZH Foundation does great things that also benefit people who aren’t familiar with the world of academia.»

Richard Dähler, Donor since 1997

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New inspiration for the heart and mind

What is currently driving research and science? Our new annual magazine "Inspiratio" takes you on a journey through the world of research. We hope you enjoy reading it!

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UZH Foundation Brain Diseases Award 2024

Once again this year, the University of Zurich is honoring three young researchers for their work in the field of brain research. Follow the award ceremony and the presentations of the winning projects live on site or from home.

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Exciting minds – groundbreaking research

As a comprehensive research university, UZH benefits from its own diversity. But how is this reflected in day-to-day research? As a representative of the numerous outstanding researchers at the University of Zurich, Elisabeth Stark, Vice President Research,…

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Establish Your Own Foundation

The UZH Foundation offers you the opportunity to establish
your own foundation and focus your support on a topic
of your choice
at the University of Zurich.

We also run the head office of the Walter and Gertrud Siegenthaler Foundation as well as several trusts focusing on specific topics.

«My studies at UZH were a great challenge, but fortunately the University supported me with a scholarship. I’m very grateful to my alma mater for that.»

Dzmitry Katsiuba, student at the Department of Informatics