About us

The interdisciplinary Project “ Understanding Trust. Foundations, Forms and Limits of Trust“, located at the University of Zurich, investigates in specialized sub-projects various forms of trust. The participant scientists stem from the discipline of Neuroeconomics/emipirical economics; Social and economic History, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy of Religion, Theology and Religious Studies.

The approximately twelve-person research group meets at the Collegium Helveticum.

It is headed by Prof. DDr. Ingolf U. Dalferth, Prof. Dr. Ernst Fehr and Prof. Dr. Jakob Tanner and coordinated by PD Dr. Simon Peng-Keller.

The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Mercator Foundation Switzerland.