Internationalization Strategy

Internationalization as a Strategic Goal of the University

As an internationally renowned research and teaching institution, the University of Zurich forms part of a dynamic global network. Our internationalization strategy formulates the institutional goals for ensuring UZH's continued global presence in the areas of research and teaching, and for promoting UZH as a whole.
UZH Internationalization Strategy 2014–2020 (PDF, 163 KB)

Implementing Priority Measures

Launched at the start of 2016, priority measures continue to be implemented. 

International Scholars Center

The International Scholars Center (ISC) serves doctoral candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and academic guests on two of our campuses (City / Irchel).
Website ISC

Promoting Junior Researchers

In line with the Internationalization Strategy, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Law, and the Faculty of Theology are funding short stays abroad for junior researchers.
Website Graduate Campus

International Visibility and Networking

The International Relations Office (IRO) works with members of UZH and external partners to support a range of initiatives designed to facilitate networking and increase international visibility.
UZH on the Global Stage

Global Partnerships

UZH is intensifying its collaborative efforts by setting up strategic partnerships with select universities and networks.
Global Partnerships

Summer/Winter Schools

The Global Student Experience Office (GSE) supports established and planned Summer Schools for students at the Bachelor's and Master's level.
Website GSE: Summer Schools