Charity / Register of Commerce of Switzerland
Registered name „Goethe - Stiftung für Kunst und Wissenschaft”

Goethe - Foundation for Art and Science


Between 1 Million and 10 Million
Main activity is supporting

Goethe - Foundation for Art and Science is a Charitable foundation founded in 1945 in Switzerland. The headquarters are located in Zürich CH. It supports projects in the areas of research and science, culture and art, courses and others. Read the full mission.


Board members6


The main language for communication is German
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Goethe - Stiftung für Kunst und Wissenschaft c/o Ihag Industrie- und Handelsbank Zürich AG Bleicherweg 18 CH-8002 Zürich

Map of the headquarter area


Legal Form

Charitable foundation

Supervisor Authority

Eidgenössisches Departement des Innern in Bern

Subject Areas

Research and scienceCulture and artCoursesEnvironment & nature protectionCultural property & monument preservation

Last Update


Founding Date



Promoting art, i.e. supporting all interests of both those who create art and those who enjoy art, in the territory of the Swiss Confederation, with special consideration of the Canton of Zurich, such as by promoting theatre, poetry and music, the fine arts, through purchases or subsidies in the purchase of works of painting and sculpture by public museums, by donations to worthy artists, etc.; Support for scientific endeavors in the area of the Swiss Confederation, with special consideration for the Canton of Zurich, e.g. through financing or aid for the financing of research, the establishment of chairs, the publication of writings, etc., both in the humanities and in the natural and technical sciences; Promotion of native belletristic and scientific literature in the territory of the Swiss Confederation by supporting important Swiss writers or by printing important Swiss works.