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Welcome to the University of Zuerich


UZH Students

Shaping the Future

Seven faculties, over 150 departments and more than 200 study programs: benefit from the interdisciplinary and pioneering spirit of Switzerland’s largest university.
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Education at the Cutting-Edge

The teaching at UZH is varied, dynamic and high quality, designed to meet the needs of a rapidly changing society with innovation and creativity.
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Research Excellence

Imagination, daring, patience and determination are vital to shed light on scientific unknowns and make breakthrough discoveries. For this, freedom and space to reflect and question are required.
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Exhilarating Variety

UZH encompasses a huge breadth of differing but mutually stimulating perspectives, ways of thinking and academic milieus. Our knowledge and findings are made to be shared: let yourself be inspired.


Visual Sexual Harassment Awareness Day

National Day Against Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

With an exhibition at the Lichthof UZH City Campus, an online talk (in German) on the various patterns of sexual harassment and a talk and discussion on psychological safety in teamwork.
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191 Years of the University of Zurich

UZH is celebrating its 191st birthday this Saturday. An opportunity to look back and ahead, and to grant honorary doctorates to distinguished guests.
Frühlingsfest 2023

Spring Festival in the Botanical Garden

Find out how to transform your balcony into a garden paradise or create a species-rich flower meadow. With guided tours, info stalls and a wide range of delicious food options.
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Public Lecture Series

"Sustainability Now!", "Human Reproduction", or "Digital Religions": You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the spring semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 30 May.


  • Today
    18:00 Uhr
    How can behavioral economics improve people's lives?
  • Today
    18:00 Uhr
    Säugetiere als Bakterien-Farmer: Vortrag
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    Zwischen Macht, Markt und Moral: Reproduktionsmedizin in der Bundesrepublik 1970-1990
  • Fri, 26.4.
    17:00 Uhr
    Wirtschaftsstandort Schweiz: Vom Steuer- zum Subventionswettbewerb? Keynote von Karin Keller-Sutter mit anschliessendem Podium
  • Sun, 28.4.
    11:30 Uhr
    Sonntagsführung: Die wundersame Verwandtschaft der Elefanten (ab 7 J.)
  • Sun, 28.4.
    14:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, Vögel sind Dinos
  • Sun, 28.4.
    15:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, Vögel sind Dinos
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Planning to join us from abroad?

The University of Zurich is home to students and staff from over 120 countries. Find out more about our diverse and inspiring learning, research and working environment.
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UZH Condemns Terrorist Attacks on Israel

UZH condemns the horrific terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israel. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones as well as those suffering from the attack, regardless of their nationality or background.
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Solidarity with Ukraine

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine lasts on. UZH continues to support refugees, people affected, and UZH members.