Excellence
Foundation Zurich

A foundation of the Department of Economics at
the University of Zurich

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Current projects

The De­part­ment of Eco­nom­ics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Zurich iden­ti­fies po­ten­tial ar­eas of re­search that can be stud­ied us­ing in­no­v­a­tive, in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary ap­proach­es. The Ex­cel­lence Foun­da­tion sup­ports the De­part­ment in re­al­iz­ing re­search projects and in fund­ing new pro­fes­sor­ships in these ar­eas.

The study of eco­nom­ics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Zurich in num­bers

37Pro­fes­sor­ships
41Se­nior re­search as­so­ciates
90Grad­u­ate stu­dents
560Bach­e­lor and mas­ter’s stu­dents