The founder Eduard C. Heyning always believed in the educational benefit of travelling. He established the Heyning-Roelli Foundation in order to support underprivileged students financially in pursuing their studies abroad.

Foundation council:
Dr. Natalie Peter, President, Attorney-at-Law
Dr. Dieter Wüest, Member, Head of Academic Services, ETH Zurich
Dr. Yasmin Inauen, Member, Director of the International Relations Office, University of Zurich