UZH supports junior academics at all stages of their careers. We encourage students to become familiar with research and teaching processes at an early stage, and provide the best possible conditions to enable our students and scholars to complete academic qualification work efficiently and to a high scholarly level. The relevant ordinances and regulations are in line with professional academic standards. UZH supports junior scholars in assuming responsibility for their own careers, and makes sure that dependencies on supervisors do not have any negative consequences for their development.
UZH also facilitates and promotes diverse academic career paths and takes into account equal opportunities and compatibility with skill profiles, family responsibilities and different life stages. This includes providing challenging and rewarding academic career options that do not necessarily follow the traditional professorship pathway.