Heritage Conservation & Archaeology

UBS Culture Foundation supports the preservation, research, and management of objects of cultural value and supraregional significance. In particular, the Foundation is committed to the restoration of heritage sites and buildings and to enhancing public usage, as well as to archaeological research projects in Switzerland.

We support

  • The restoration, conservation, and maintenance of publicly accessible heritage sites and buildings of supraregional significance
  • Research and the enhancement of scientific knowledge in the fields of heritage conservation and archaeology

We do not support

  • Non-Swiss scholars and foreign researchers without permanent residence in Switzerland or at least close ties to Switzerland
  • The restoration of historical means of transport (trains, ships, etc.)
  • The restoration of non-heritage sites and building renovations with a commercial background
  • New constructions and the provision of infrastructure
  • Projects in the context of education or further training