Academia Raetica was established in 2006 and currently includes twenty-three member and nine partner institutions. It acts as the platform organisation and primary contact point for scientific research and education in Graubünden. Its twenty-three member institutions members are self-standing institutions with nationally or internationally recognized excellence in a variety of scientific areas. They contribute to innovation, economic and social prosperity in the region. In 2013, Academia Raetica founded the Graduate School Graubünden. The Graduate School Graubünden promotes young academics. It is committed to continuing education, scientific exchange, networking, co-operation, publicizing research and the support of newly arrived researchers.