Universitas 21

Universitas 21

Universitas 21 is a global network of 25 research-intensive universities on all six continents. Its wide-ranging activities fall into three clusters: educational innovation, researcher engagement, and student experience. The goal of all these activities is to build a global perspective into as many university-related topics as possible, and to promote collaboration in these areas within the network.
UZH has been a member since May 2017, the contacts can be found below.



Educational Innovation

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Siegert, Vice President Education and Student Affairs

Research Leaders’ Group

Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, Vice President Research

Deans of Education Prof. Dr. Fritz Staub, Institute of Education

Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Müller-Böker, Director of Graduate Campus

Researcher Collaboration Group

lic.phil. Maurus Bolfing, Head of Research Programme Funding, Research, Innovation and Academic Career Development;
MA Agatha Keller, Co-Head EU Grants Access

Joint PhD

Dr. Thomas Hidber, Head of Academic Program Development

U21 Senior Leader

Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger, Vice President Faculty Affairs and Scientific Information

Student Mobility Officer

lic.phil. Andrea Orbann Oechslin, International Relations

Student Experience: Careers and Employability Group Dr. Roger Gfrörer, Head Career Services

U21 Officer

lic.phil. Katja Durkin-Sommerhalder, International Relations