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As an auditor – a non-matriculated student – you can attend regular lectures at the University of Zurich to acquire knowledge for your personal benefit. Auditors are, however, not permitted to take exams and do not receive credit for coursework. The registration fees depend on the number of selected lectures.

Further information can be found in theprovisions for auditing courses.

Registration as an Auditor

Please proceed as follows to register as an auditor:

1. Select Courses

All courses for the current and the coming semester are listed in the University of Zurich's course catalogue. Auditors are admitted to all courses that are open for this group.

  • Open the Course catalogue.
  • Go to "Search".
  • Choose "Search Courses".
  • Mark "Open to auditors".

2. Registration

Register in the webshop for the chosen courses. Please enter the desired courses there. You will then be automatically redirected to the electronic payment:
Webshop: Registration

Registration is valid for one semester at a time and is possible from 15 August for the Fall Semester and from 15 January for the Spring Semester.
Semester Dates


The fees per semester are:

  • For 1–2 lessons per week CHF 110.00
  • For each additional lesson CHF 55.00
  • For 7 and more lessons per week CHF 660.00 (max. 12 lessons)

Access to Learning Platform OLAT

Should you require access to OLAT, you can find the relevant information on the website of the Information Technology Office:
OLAT – Online Learning And Training