Portrait University Advancement

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Private funding boosts and accelerates the university's development in line with its strategy, while sponsoring supports its marketing objectives. Philanthropic funding enables additional services in specific research areas, supports early-career researchers, generates innovation, and enhances the role of Bern – and Switzerland as a whole – as a center of business and knowledge.

We can advise you in person upon request and put you in touch with the appropriate academics.

The University of Bern invites any interested private individuals, companies, foundations, or other organizations to forge a cooperative funding partnership, and to receive long-lasting and appreciative support in return for their financial commitment. The university’s relationships with its donors and sponsors are characterized by transparency, respect, dialog, appreciation and long-term partnerships.

University Advancement informs, advises and supports the university and organizational units, institutes and centers when it comes to fundraising and sponsoring.