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    UZH psychologists identify the limits of digital programs and apps to alleviate mental health problems.

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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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Cutting-Edge Research

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.


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The Ethnographic Museum is showcasing embroidered Bedouin textiles from the Negev desert, including their origins and the context in which they were created.
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Public Lecture Series

"Sustainability and Efficiency", "The First Word" or "Catholic Church and Abuse": You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the fall semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 21 December.
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UZH Weekly

In our Friday newsletter UZH Weekly we send you a round-up of the best university stories of the week, as well as a selection of upcoming events and links to media coverage featuring UZH experts.


  • Today
    16:15 Uhr
    Überlebensstrategien klösterlicher Siedlungen im Islam. Das Ende der Antike in Ägypten
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    Desinformation in der Schweiz – Herausforderungen und Lösungsansätze
  • Wed, 6.12.
    15:00 Uhr
    Werkstatt für Studierende und junge Erwachsene: «Wie möchtest Du im Museum präsentiert sein?»
  • Wed, 6.12.
    16:15 Uhr
    AOI-Ringvorlesung: Dalit Assertion and its Cofines: The Case of Punjab
  • Wed, 6.12.
    18:15 Uhr
    Effizienz und Nachhaltigkeit von und als ethische(n) Prinzipien
  • Thu, 7.12.
    16:15 Uhr
    Fragile Fakten. Historische Aufarbeitung sexuellen Kindesmissbrauchs in der katholischen Kirche zwischen Auftrag, Betroffenen-Partizipation und Datenschutz
  • Thu, 7.12.
    18:00 Uhr
    Führung: Was darf's denn sein? – Trouvaillen auf dem Silbertablett
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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.