Memberships and cooperations
The University of Zurich is involved with various national and international committees and organizations.
Group of European research-intensive universities committed to the values of high quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research.
The European University Association (EUA) is the representative organisation of universities and national rectors’ conferences in 46 European countries.
The Magna Charta Observatory of Fundamental University Values and Rights is a non-profit organisation based in Bologna, founded by the University of Bologna and the European University Association (EUA).
IAU, founded in 1950, is the UNESCO-based worldwide association of higher education institutions.
The CRUS provides a platform for the common interests and matters of concern of the Swiss Universities.
The Swiss University Conference (SUC) is the joint organization of the cantons and the Confederation for university politics.
IBH is an association of 24 universities from Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria and Switzerland.
The project «Life Science Zurich» is a joint initiative of the University of Zurich and the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) aimed at creating a stronger network for researchers in the field of life sciences.
Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology of the Universitites Zurich and Basel, ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne.
The Foundation Swiss School of Public Healthplus is the national coordinating body for the promotion of postgraduate university education and the research in the fields of public health and health economics.
The Greater Zurich Area is Switzerland’s business center and the location of numerous international companies. Zurich is a leading financial center. It has been ranked several times as the city with the highest quality of life in the world.