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  • Fighting Discrimination

    June is the month of Pride. The Swiss LGBTIQ+ Panel sheds light on the situation of queer people in Switzerland.

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University and High Schools Become Neighbors

Between August 2024 and July 2033, five Zurich schools will move into the vacant chemistry buildings on Irchel Campus.
UZH Students

Shaping the Future

Seven faculties, over 150 departments and more than 200 study programs: benefit from the interdisciplinary and pioneering spirit of Switzerland’s largest university.
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Education at the Cutting-Edge

The teaching at UZH is varied, dynamic and high quality, designed to meet the needs of a rapidly changing society with innovation and creativity.
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Research Excellence

Imagination, daring, patience and determination are vital to shed light on scientific unknowns and make breakthrough discoveries. For this, freedom and space to reflect and question are required.
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Exhilarating Variety

UZH encompasses a huge breadth of differing but mutually stimulating perspectives, ways of thinking and academic milieus. Our knowledge and findings are made to be shared: let yourself be inspired.
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Current Events

Lectures, guided tours, panel discussions – find out what our researchers are working on in our public events.


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UZH at Zurich Pride

UZH joins the festival together with other local higher education institutions.
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Sinhala Drums

Between demons and humans: In the southwest of Śrī Laṅkā, Yakā play an important role in people's lives. Lecture with sound example at the Ethnographic Museum.
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UZH Weekly

In our Friday newsletter UZH Weekly we send you a round-up of the best university stories of the week, as well as a selection of upcoming events and links to media coverage featuring UZH experts.


  • Today
    16:00 Uhr
    UZH at Zurich Pride 2024
  • Sun, 16.6.
    11:30 Uhr
    Sonntagsführung: Gebisse und Schädel: Einblick ins Tierleben (für Erw.)
  • Sun, 16.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, Zahn und Stachel
  • Sun, 16.6.
    15:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, Zahn und Stachel
  • Tue, 18.6.
    18:00 Uhr
    Abschiedsvorlesung Lorenz Hilty - Digitalisierung und Nachhaltigkeit
  • Wed, 19.6.
    17:00 Uhr
    Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It
  • Thu, 20.6.
    19:00 Uhr
    Gefangene des Schicksals
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Planning to Join Us from Abroad?

The University of Zurich is home to students and staff from over 120 countries. Find out more about our diverse and inspiring learning, research and working environment.
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UZH Condemns Events in the Middle East Conflict

We observe the developments in the Middle East with great concern and call on all parties involved to respect international humanitarian law, particularly the duty to protect civilians.
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Solidarity with Ukraine

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine lasts on. UZH continues to support refugees, people affected, and UZH members.