Find your passion

With your donation, you can support the cause you are most passionate about.

Your gift can be directed to research projects, new professorships or the creation of new facilities. A gift to our talent development programmes provides the brightest minds with an outstanding education, opening up opportunities for the future.

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.


Excellence Scholarship

Encouraging the brighest minds

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Pioneer Fellowship

Reseacher today, entrepreneur tomorrow

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Student Project House

Thinking & working spaces for students

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Health & Technology


Championship for Athletes with Disabilities

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Medical Technology

New Technologies for Society

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Zurich Heart

Beating for the future

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Energy & Environment

World Food System

Feeding the world

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Research journey into space

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Information & Data

Information security

Data protection for the future

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Media Technology

Digital Transformation of Media

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Unrestricted funds

Poly Fund

Freedom to innovate

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Can't find your cause?

The above list includes only the most common areas of interest and gift designations. Other key priorities at ETH such as Sustainable Construction, Risk Research or the Swiss School of Public Governance, are also funded by the ETH Zurich Foundation. Please get in touch with us. We look forward to discussing what’s important to you.