Your contribution

Whether you are a person, a foundation, or a company: your support helps us to attract the best researchers and outstanding talent to the Department of Economics in Zurich. Join us in our mission to enable research on important issues. Support us in creating new and exciting research collaborations and in offering young talents an economic education at the highest level here in Zurich. In doing so, you invest in the future of our social and economic coexistence.

With a wide range of options and customized partnerships, you can shape your commitment entirely according to your wishes. Every contribution is valuable. Together, we can make a difference and achieve great things.

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Excellence Foundation Fund

The sole purpose of the Excellence Foundation Zurich is to support the Department of Economics in its mission. By making an unrestricted donation to the Excellence Foundation Fund, you enable us to strengthen Zurich as a location for cutting-edge economic research and innovative teaching, and to promote dialogue between science, politics, and the public.

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By creating new professorships, you enable us to bring outstanding researchers to Zurich: excellent minds who will have a lasting impact on research, teaching, and society.

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The young talents of today are the leaders of tomorrow. By awarding scholarships to doctoral students, you are helping to attract the world’s best young researchers to Zurich and provide them with an excellent education as a booster for their careers.

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Would you like to leave something lasting behind and change the world beyond your own lifetime? Design a piece of the future according to your ideas with a legacy. So that we can continue to answer the questions that are important to you.

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Your support counts

You have various options for supporting the Excellence Foundation Zurich with or without a specific purpose. Whether with a donation, a legacy, or an inheritance – with your commitment you enable cutting-edge research and first-class teaching for a better world. Do you have an individual concern or a specific funding wish? Please feel free to contact us.

Katrin Polzer

Katrin Polzer
Managing Director