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  • Fighting Discrimination

    June is the month of Pride. The Swiss LGBTIQ+ Panel sheds light on the situation of queer people in Switzerland.

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URPP Highlights

Artificial Photosynthesis, Evolution in Action, Language and Space: UZH’s University Research Priority Programs tackle pressing societal problems. Read about some of the highlights from the eight concluding programs.
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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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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.
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Current Events

Lectures, guided tours, panel discussions – find out what our researchers are working on in our public events.


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Of Boys and Men

Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It. Public lecture, organized by the URPP Equality of Opportunity.

Gefangene des Schicksals (CH, 2023, 100')

Kinofilm von Mehdi Sahebi über vier geflüchtete Menschen in der Schweiz. Ein eindringlicher und sensibler Dokumentarfilm, der beim Filmfestival Locarno und bei den Solothurner Filmtagen grosse Beachtung fand.
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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.


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    Gefangene des Schicksals
  • Sat, 22.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    Stempeln und Drucken – eine gestalterische Entdeckungsreise
  • Sun, 23.6.
    11:30 Uhr
    Sonntagsführung: Masterpieces: 50 Meisterwerke der Natur (ab 10 J.)
  • Sun, 23.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, Vögel sind Dinos
  • Sun, 23.6.
    15:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, Vögel sind Dinos
  • Mon, 24.6.
    16:15 Uhr
    35 Jahre Gleichstellung an der Universität Zürich
  • Wed, 26.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    Dein Abenteuer als Museumsführer:in
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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 Events in the Middle East Conflict

We observe the developments in the Middle East with great concern and call on all parties involved to respect international humanitarian law, particularly the duty to protect civilians.
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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.