UZH is part of the international research community, in which it plays a leading role. We facilitate and foster excellent research that refines and develops our existing fields and opens up promising and innovative research approaches. In doing so, UZH is committed to embracing diverse and equal research cultures, inter- and transdisciplinarity, independent and free research as well as close national and international cooperation. Our professorial appointments are based on these standards.
UZH’s research is focused on achieving outstanding quality through successful research work that is long-term, sustainable and innovative. These achievements range from developments in basic research to innovations from which society, business and politics can benefit.