UBS Culture Foundation supports historical, philosophical and transdisciplinary projects with a clear focus on Switzerland. In particular we support projects that make an innovative and sustainable contribution to the general understanding of scholarly and scientific knowledge, to the benefit of social advancement. In addition, UBS Culture Foundation is prepared to support Swiss museums in the acquisition of objects of major cultural-historical substance and significance.
Scholarly projects that explore Switzerland’s past and present and its cultural history and inquire into issues of historical and philosophical significance
Projects concerned with the dissemination and mediation of relevant scholarly knowledge in the fields of history and philosophy
The acquisition of objects of major cultural-historical substance and significance by Swiss museums
We do not support
Non-Swiss scholars without permanent residence in Switzerland
Projects submitted by universities or colleges in the context of degree courses or further training
Projects developed in the context of degree theses (Master’s, PhD, or Habilitation)