Dear Members of Wikimedia Switzerland Because the interests of the Association demand it, the Board of Wikimedia CH is calling an Extraordinary General Assembly for December 10th, 2018 from 18:00-20:00, due to several issues that require discussion and decisions. This E xtraordinary General Assembly will take place electronically and you can attend via the Internet. We will send you the details on how to […]
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For the first time, WikiCon 2018 will take place in Switzerland from 5th to 7th October in St. Gallen, at the Kantonsschule am Burggraben. Do you want to share your knowledge with others and are interested in the field of free knowledge? Whether you are involved in Wikipedia, in one of the many sister projects, […]
We are pleased to announce that Katherine Maher, Managing Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s DINAcon in Bern on October 19. Katherine is a long-standing advocate of free and open societies and an expert in the use of technology for social impacts. She was appointed Executive Director in […]
Participate in the Swiss Wiki Loves Monuments competition! Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) is an annual international photo competition organized by members of the Wikipedia community through local Wikimedia offices around the world. Participants take photos of local historical monuments and sights in their region and upload them to Wikimedia Commons. The aim of the event […]
Call to all Wikidata enthusiasts in Zurich – we would like to meet and discuss ideas. We invite Wikidata editors, (linked) open data hackers, data scientists and data providers to meet up in Zurich. Are you new to Wikidata, but interested and willing to contribute? You are very welcome to join. The meetings will be […]
Our Wikimedia team introduces a new online calendar where you can find all events, supported by Wikimedia CH or not, in the language of the event. The calendar is open to everyone and the Swiss Wikimedia community can register their events independently. The agenda is completed with national and international Wikimedia meetings and conferences. Click […]
Wikimedia Switzerland invites members to submit their project proposals for the 2019 annual plan. Please note that only projects or programs that meet the following criteria are considered: Projects for GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums), i.e. cultural institutions, learning and education projects as well as projects for the active community (support, connection, training). We […]
Who we are
Wikimedia CH is a swiss non profit organisation which supports the projects of the Wikimedia Foundation: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Wiktionary, the free dictionary, Wikimedia Commons, the free multimedia database, and many more.
What we want
Wikimedia CH wishes equal opportunities with regards to the access to free knowledge. That's why we promote the creation, collection and dissemination of free knowledge in digital and printed form.
What we do
Wikimedia CH supports people and institutions, who/which contribute to Wikipedia and its sister projects. We host workshops, advise libraries, archives and museums, finance projects or provide technical equipment.
How we are funded
The work of Wikimedia CH is exclusively funded through donations and membership fees. This guarantees that Wikipedia and its sister projects stay free from advertisement and independent.