We tackle the five most important global challenges
Together with our partners, we at the Excellence Foundation Zurich accompany and support the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich in its mission to tackle and overcome the five major challenges of our time with the best scientists. How we, as a society, deal with the major challenges of our time will have a significant impact on how the world develops in the coming decades.
Reducing Poverty and Inequality
Overcoming the Globalization Crisis
Developing Effective Public Policies
Managing the Digital Revolution
This is how you can help solve the world’s biggest problems
We want to find answers to the most pressing questions of our time. In the five subject areas mentioned above, we see a particular urgency for modern research at the highest level. For us to make progress and to advance into new areas, we depend on your support – together we can achieve something and make a difference.