Financial Support for Your University Event in Zurich

The Zürich Tourism Convention Bureau has set up a support fund and is teaming up with ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. Here you can find out what the eligibility requirements are.

Are you planning to hold a congress, a conference, or an international symposium in Zurich?

Then why not apply for a grant. The Convention Bureau is now offering you financial support in addition to free advice. In close cooperation with the universities, Zürich Tourism will help your event to be a resounding success.

Why Zurich?

Zurich is one of the most important hubs for life sciences and ICT in Europe. The cosmopolitan city is Switzerland’s economic and scientific center, has excellent transport connections, and is distinguished by its outstanding quality of living.


The Application Procedure

Applicants inform the jury about their project and the intended purpose of the requested funds. The jury comprises a representative of Zürich Tourism and a representative of ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich, who decide on the allocation of the funds. The amount of money granted is to be used for the purpose specified.

The Criteria

You can apply for a grant if your event fulfills the following three criteria:

  • International
    At least 30 percent of the participants come from abroad.

  • Multi-Day
    The event extends over a period of two days or more and includes at least two overnight stays.
  • Relevant
    The minimum number of participants is 200 per day.


Entry deadline: June 30, 2022
Jury decision: July 2022


Your Contact 

There’s no such thing as can’t: Relationship Manager Magdalena Krol advises event organizers and opens doors.


Apply now and receive comprehensive support for your next event in Zurich.

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