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Branco Weiss Donates Society in Science to ETH

20.05.2010 18:25

On January 1 2011 Branco Weiss will donate Society in Science to ETH – together with a 20 million Swiss francs endowment to warrant the fellowship’s operations for the next ten years.

Society in Science was conceived by Dr. Branco Weiss as a fellowship program for young researchers that would be unique throughout the globe. He has now decided to transfer the responsibility for this program entirely to ETH to establish a solid institutional base for the future. ETH will be able to support exceptional young researchers throughout the world and both sides will benefit from intensive exchange.

Read the full press release (available only in German)