Giving to ETH Zurich

There are many ways to support research and teaching at ETH Zurich. Below you find a list of funding options for making a gift to ETH Zurich.

If you can’t find an option that meets your individual requirements, please get in touch with us! We look forward to discussing what’s important to you.


Earmarked gifts

Supporting strategic priorities
With an earmarked donation, you can support main focus areas at ETH Zurich and accelerate their implementation.


Unrestricted gifts

Enabling greater flexibility
Unrestricted gifts are allocated to the Poly Fund to support immediate and pressing needs at ETH and allow the university to take advantage of unique opportunities as they arise.



Driving innovation beyond your lifetime
With a legacy or inheritance, you can bequeath part or all of your estate to the ETH Zurich Foundation to support teaching and research at ETH Zurich.

Memorial donation
A memorial donation is an appropriate way to honour someone’s memory while contributing to research and teaching at ETH Zurich.


Foundation fund

Support your passion with your own fund
The establishment of a foundation fund gives offers the opportunity to support specific topics that are of particular importance to you. The name and purpose of the fund, which can be set up during your lifetime or under your will, can be chosen individually.