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  • Happy Mums, Healthy Babies

    One in 10 women suffer from depression during pregnancy. UZH researchers are now analyzing the biological interactions at play and seeking treatment methods that are safe for mother and child.

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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.


Baby-Puppen im Reagenzglas (Visual der Ringvorlesung "Fortpflanzung")

Motherhood on Ice

The Mating Gap and Why Women Freeze their Eggs: Online lecture by ethnology professor Marcia Inhorn, Yale University. Event of the lecture series "Human Reproduction".
Thomas Hirschhorn

"Kunst oder Demokratie!"

Wieso wir beides retten und keines davon opfern sollten. Referat des Schweizer Installationskünstlers Thomas Hirschhorn. Aus der Reihe "Lectures for Law in Society".
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.
Child digging in the garbage heap

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
    18:15 Uhr
    "Gefangenschaft als Krisenmoment im Spiegel antiker Bilder"
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    Bots and Ethics: Questions that Religion and Spirituality Can Help Us Ask
  • Wed, 24.4.
    18:00 Uhr
    Public Lecture on Leadership in the Future of Work with Catrin Hinkel, CEO Microsoft Switzerland
  • Thu, 25.4.
    12:15 Uhr
    Die verschiedenen Muster sexueller Belästigung entschlüsseln
  • Thu, 25.4.
    12:15 Uhr
    Lunch Brown Bag “Gibt es ein moralisches Recht, unsere biologischen Kinder aufzuziehen?”
  • Thu, 25.4.
    18:00 Uhr
    How can behavioral economics improve people's lives?
  • Thu, 25.4.
    18:00 Uhr
    Säugetiere als Bakterien-Farmer: Vortrag
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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.
Ukrainian Flag over the University of Zurich

Solidarity with Ukraine

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