The Alumni Foundation of the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich was established in December 12, 2005 as a charitable foundation.
The purpose of the charitable Alumni Foundation is to provide accommodation for international exchange students, and teaching and research assistants, as well as to offer rooms that encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences between local students, exchange students, and lecturers. It can also grant contributions to education and research projects as well as bestow awards for outstanding achievement in the areas of education and research.
The foundation does not have any commercial purposes and does not aim to generate a profit.
The main task of the Alumni Foundation is currently to finance and operate the Ius Alumni house at Sophienstrasse 1, 8032 Zurich..