The UZH Foundation

The UZH Foundation seeks donations and bequests to achieve its fundamental goal of promoting excellence at the University of Zurich. By giving support, you become part of the ground-breaking work done by University of Zurich researchers. Donations to the UZH Foundation accelerate the progress made in research and education, bringing benefits to society at large.

17. Aug 2018 – Should we protect nature because it provides us with resources, or do so simply for its own sake? Philosopher and biologist Anna Deplazes Zemp wants to look at this question from a new point of view using an argumentation of environmental ethics. Her research project is made possible thanks to the generous funding of the NOMIS Foundation.

16.08.2018 – In the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (formerly the Shanghai Ranking), the University of Zurich once again ranks among the top two in Switzerland, behind ETH Zurich and ahead of the University of Geneva, EPFL Lausanne and the University of Basel.

12 Jun 2018 – Onur Boyman, an immunologist working at the University Hospital Zurich and UZH, has joined forces with Andreas Katopodis to establish Anaveon, a company aiming to translate breakthroughs in research in the field of cytokines into new and innovative immunotherapies for cancer. The spin-off has been made possible thanks to support from the UZH Life Sciences Fund.