Fees and Contributions

Application Fee Amount in CHF
Bachelor's and Master's Degree, Teaching Diploma and Doctoral Studies 100.—
Surcharge for late application (Bachelor's Degree with Swiss Qualification only) 300.—

Application fees will not be refunded.

Students from other Swiss universities who apply as part of a mobility program and students do not pay application fees.

Tuition Fee per Semester Amount in CHF
Students 720.—
PhD students 150.—
Surcharge for foreign students at Bachelor level 500.—
Surcharge for foreign students at Master, PhD level or in Teacher training 100.—
Mandatory Semester Contributions Amount in CHF
Scholarship and Loan Fund for students of the University of Zurich 6.50


Libraries and collections 15.—
Academic Sports Association Zurich 30.—
Student concerns 2.50
Total Mandatory Semester Contributions 54.—
Voluntary Semester Contributions Amount in CHF
«Student Body Loan Association» foundation 7.—
«Solidarity Fund for foreign Students» foundation 5.—
Membership Fee University of Zurich Student Association VSUZH 14.—

You can indicate at "My Enrollment and Personal Data" in the student portal at all times within the specified periods whether you wish to continue paying the contributions or not.

Withdrawal from the University

Withdrawal of enrollment and reimbursement of semester fees already paid are possible until 15 October for the Fall Semester and 15 March for the Spring Semester. Please note the information on the following web page: Withdrawing from the University. A processing fee of CHF 50.-- will be charged.