Academia Raetica was established in 2006 and currently includes twenty-two nationally and internationally renowned member institutions. It acts as the platform organisation and primary contact point for scientific research and education in Graubünden. Its members institutions are self-standing institutions with nationally or internationally recognized excellence in a variety of scientific areas. They contribute to innovation, and 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, cooperation, publicizing research and the support of newly arrived researchers.