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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Challenge Accepted: High-speed AI Drone Overtakes World-Champion Drone Racers

In a milestone for artificial intelligence (AI), the AI system “Swift”, designed by UZH researchers, has beaten the world champions in drone racing – a result that seemed unattainable just a few years ago. The AI-piloted drone was trained in a simulated…

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#SOLAgegenKrebs: Taking a Stand against Cancer

The UZH Foundation and the Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich (CCCZ) launched a further fundraising campaign at the SOLA relay race to combat cancer.

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Funding Advisory Board and two of the 2023 Brain Diseases Award winners.

Brain Diseases Award 2023: And the winners are...

We sincerely congratulate Manuela Pérez Berlanga, Daniel Gonzalez Bohorquez and Yi Xiao (Sean) Jiang for receiving this year's Brain Diseases Award!

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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