Application Deadlines

Please note that the following deadlines can not be extended.

Fall Semester Admission

Program Level Remarks Deadlines
Bachelor, Master, Teacher's Education Bachelor Medicine see next line. 1 January until 30 April
Bachelor Medicine Application requires a registration at swissuniversities until 15 February. 1 January until 31 March
Bachelor with Swiss Qualifications

For late application an additional fee of CHF 300 is charged, not possible for prospective medical students.

1 May until 31 July
Doctoral Studies Please note that a pre-application is necessary. For more information please see admission procedure. 1 January until 31 July
Swiss Mobility (Incoming) Students from other Swiss Universities 1 January until 31 July
Swiss Mobility (Incoming) ETHZ, PHZH For students from ETH Zurich and PHZH longer deadlines apply. 1 January until Friday before begin of the lecture period
Applicants with visa requirements Prospective students who require a visa and are therefore dependent on receiving the admission decision in a timely manner for their visa application 1 January until 28 February

Spring Semester

Program Level Remarks Deadlines
Bachelor, Master, Teacher's Education For medicine no applications are possible for spring semester. 1 July until 30 November

Bachelor with Swiss Qualifications

For late application and additional fee of CHF 300 is charged, not possible for prospective medical students.

1 December until 31 January
Doctoral Studies Please note that a pre-application is necessary. For more information please see admission procedure. 1 July until 31 January
Swiss Mobility (Incoming) Students from other Swiss Universities 1 July until 31 January
Swiss Mobility (Incoming) ETHZ, PHZH For students from ETH Zurich and PHZH longer deadlines apply. 1 July until Friday before begin of the lecture period
Applicants with visa requirements Prospective students who require a visa and are therefore dependent on receiving the admission decision in a timely manner for their visa application 1 July until 31 July

Application for a specialized Master's degree program

Those interested in a specialized Master's program listed below must apply in two stages:

  1. Pre-registration with the department in question:
    Master of Science UZH ETH in Quantitative Finance
    Master's in History of the Contemporary World/Zeitgeschichte
    Master's in Wirtschaftsgeschichte
    Master's in Studi italiani
    Specialized Master’s study programs at the Faculty of Science
    Please note the pre-registration deadlines!

  2. Student Services will notify you of the next steps once you have received a provisional confirmation of admission from the department.