Campus-News

  • New findings are emerging from UZH research all the time, and UZH is also constantly evolving as an institution. Our summer quiz will take you on a tour of some topics that we’ve covered over the ...

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  • Sustainability has many aspects to it. Working at UZH also has an impact on the environment. We have compiled a few tips on how you can go about saving your data and using drinking water in a more ...

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  • The START! Study – University Integration Program at UZH provides refugees with new perspectives in their academic and professional lives. The program’s first 40 participants recently completed the ...

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  • The University of Zurich provides an open and safe environment for people with different gender and sexual identities, as confirmed by the experiences of four students on the occasion of Pride Month. ...

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  • On today’s Europe Day, the University of Zurich becomes a new member of Una Europa. The unique network of leading European universities aims to contribute to a European scientific area through its ...

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  • UZH has introduced guidelines on mobile working. What is the reasoning behind this step? We interviewed vice presidents Christian Schwarzenegger and Stefan Schnyder and professor of HR management ...

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  • Libraries have gone through many changes throughout history, adapting to new social orders, political systems and technological advances. Today, university libraries, including the one at UZH, have ...

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  • Kira Schmitt, Michael E. Meier and Mascha Schulz have won this year's FAN Awards for their outstanding research work. The three junior researchers explored antibiotic resistance in small animal ...

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  • The total number of professorial appointments has remained constant, but for the first time ever, more women than men were appointed as professors at UZH.

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  • Elisabeth Stark wants to provide junior researchers at UZH with a wide range of career paths. In the interview, the Vice President Research talks about good supervision, academic freedom for budding ...

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  • Stefan Schnyder will step down as Vice President Finances and Human Resources at the end of December 2022. Having served in this role for over 16 years, the 56-year-old engineer has decided to seek ...

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  • The Swiss Accreditation Council has awarded UZH accreditation without attaching any further conditions. The accompanying report describes UZH’s quality assurance system as very well thought-out, ...

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  • For a year now, Rudolf Mumenthaler has been working behind the scenes and building up the new University Library Zurich. He will be the new library’s director from 2022. We asked him about his ...

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  • Landing a professorship at UZH requires excellent qualifications in research and teaching. But professorial appointment committees also take into account candidates’ leadership and management skills. ...

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  • Sociologist Katja Rost discusses the sharing economy, sustainable behavior, status-oriented thinking, and sharing culture at UZH.

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  • The University of Zurich wants its members to reduce air travel by at least 53 percent by 2030. Environmental psychologist and sustainability expert Somara Gantenbein on the background, significance ...

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  • The Senate has proposed that all current academic members of the Executive Board of the University be re-elected for the 2022–2026 term of office.

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  • The University of Zurich is switching its mail and calendar system to Microsoft 365, bringing all communication and collaboration tools together onto a single platform. The university-wide migration ...

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  • Future UZH offices will be more flexible to better take into account the various tasks of employees. A new multispace office concept provides a framework for designing future office space, with a ...

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  • Starting next year, many administrative UZH employees will gradually move into the modern West Park office building in Zurich’s district 5. An appealing and versatile office environment awaits them.

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