The Department of Economics at the University of Zurich is a leading European research center, a global leader in the area of Neuroeconomics and Development Economics, and consistently ranked among the top five European economics departments. It is known for its innovative work and is committed to a truly multidisciplinary approach, which combines modern economics with elements of history, political science, psychology, sociology, biology, and neuroscience.

Faculty members and researchers are renowned within their fields of research. A significant number of our faculty hold prestigious ERC Grants, are current and former editors of leading scholarly journals and have served as presidents of international economic associations.

Our pioneering spirit makes the Department of Economics a unique and inspiring place to study and work.