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Welcome to the University of Zuerich


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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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Master Days

For prospective students: Discover our wide range of Master’s study programs at our Master Information Days, from 4 to 7 March. We look forward to seeing you!
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Public Lecture Series

"Human Reproduction", "Crises and Crisis Management in Antiquity and Today", or "Digital Religions: You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the spring semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 30 May.
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Public Inaugural Lectures

Newly appointed professors and privatdozents present their field of research. Come along and experience some of the wide variety of teaching and research on offer. Mondays and Saturdays, on site or via live stream.


  • Today
    16:30 Uhr
    Symposium: Animals in Switzerland, Japan and Beyond – Thinking About Current and Future Legal Concepts
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    "Instabil und überstabil: die Vorhersehbarkeit des Rechts im römischen Reich"
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    Existential Media of Limits and Transcendence: Caring for the Dead Online, Relating at the Treshold
  • Wed, 6.3.
    18:30 Uhr
    Zürich im Buch: «100 Jahre Zoff - Die Geschichte der Zürcher Studierendenzeitung»
  • Thu, 7.3.
    13:15 Uhr
    Die grossen Datenbank-Plattformen EBSCO und ProQuest
  • Thu, 7.3.
    18:15 Uhr
    Fertile Failures: Infertility, Karmic Suffering and Politics of Kin-Making in South Asia
  • Thu, 7.3.
    19:00 Uhr
    «Anthropologie & Feminismus»
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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 Terrorist Attacks on Israel

UZH condemns the horrific terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israel. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones as well as those suffering from the attack, regardless of their nationality or background.
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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.