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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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    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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One Health

Researchers from veterinary medicine, human medicine and the natural sciences have joined forces to establish Europe’s first university-based One Health Institute at UZH. Together, they want to explore the links between human, animal and environmental health.

Figures, Pictures, Stories

UZH's 2022 annual report examines the future of teaching and learning, and explores the contributions of research and innovation to tackling the great challenges of our time.
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Education at the Cutting Edge

Being a successful student means more than just getting a degree. Your studies shape the entire course of your life and prepare you for making responsible contributions to our share future.




  • Sun, 11.6.
    11:30 Uhr
    11.6.2023, 11:30: Kurzführung Plateosaurier (um 11:30 und 12:00 Uhr; jeweils 20 min)
  • Sun, 11.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    11.6.2023, 14:00: Familienworkshops: «Schmatz, würg, pups und kack – vom Fressen und Verwerten im Tierreich» Fressen
  • Sun, 11.6.
    15:00 Uhr
    11.6.2023, 15:00: Familienworkshops: «Schmatz, würg, pups und kack – vom Fressen und Verwerten im Tierreich» Fressen
  • Mon, 12.6.
    18:15 Uhr
    12.6.2023, 18:15: Warum braucht es Kriegsfotografie? Im Dialog mit einem Kriegsfotografen
  • Tue, 13.6.
    17:15 Uhr
    13.6.2023, 17:15: Wie divers sind wir an der UZH? Einblicke in Forschung, Lehre und Uni-Alltag.
  • Tue, 13.6.
    18:00 Uhr
    13.6.2023, 18:00: Climate, justice and questions of identity
  • Wed, 14.6.
    16:15 Uhr
    14.6.2023, 16:15: Utopie: Zukunftsentwürfe in Musik und Theater
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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.