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Every other year, the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich open their doors and invite the general public to experience the world of scholarship first-hand. This year from 1 to 3 September Scientifica examines what holds the world together.

Current Events

  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    1.6.2023, 18:15: Mapping and modelling behaviours and economies
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  • Today
    18:30 Uhr
    1.6.2023, 18:30: Empowerment of Change – The Role of the University and Civil Society
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  • Sat, 3.6.
    10:00 Uhr
    3.6.2023, 10:00: Pleiotropic functions of eosinophils in intestinal homeostasis, inflammation and cancer
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  • Sat, 3.6.
    12:30 Uhr
    3.6.2023, 12:30: Einfluss verschönender Massnahmen der Zähne auf die Psyche
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  • Sun, 4.6.
    11:30 Uhr
    4.6.2023, 11:30: Sonntagsführung: Tiere Australiens
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  • Sun, 4.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    4.6.2023, 14:00: Familienworkshops: «Schmatz, würg, pups und kack – vom Fressen und Verwerten im Tierreich» Nahrungsvorlieben
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  • Sun, 4.6.
    15:00 Uhr
    4.6.2023, 15:00: Familienworkshops: «Schmatz, würg, pups und kack – vom Fressen und Verwerten im Tierreich» Nahrungsvorlieben
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  • Mon, 5.6.
    18:00 Uhr
    5.6.2023, 18:00: Kultur und Geschichte als Mittel zur Verwaltung der Gegenwart: Berichte zur Instrumentalisierung des kollektiven Gedächtnisses in Russlands Krieg gegen die Ukraine
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  • Tue, 6.6.
    16:00 Uhr
    6.6.2023, 16:00: The Cene Scene: Centering Indigenous and Black Environmental Visions
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  • Tue, 6.6.
    19:00 Uhr
    6.6.2023, 19:00: Magic Medicine - «Magie» durch Psilocybin? Können halluzinogene Pilze depressive Erkrankungen heilen?
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Public Lectures and Events

Public Lectures

  • Sustainability Now!

    Climate change challenges society socially, economically, legally and politically. This topical lecture series addresses interdisciplinary problem areas such as food security and social inequality.
  • The Mystery of Humans

    Since antiquity, humans have been asking what they actually are. Experts take a deep dive into the various ideas about humankind elaborated in the Ancient World and people's orientation to them.
  • Seeing the World Differently

    How do we understand the world and ourselves? Could, or should, we see things completely differently? This lecture series presents perspectives from the past and from contemporary knowledge systems.
  • What lies ahead?

    The lecture series of the Initiative Geisteswissenschaften (humanities initiative) explores projects, renewals and latencies in society after two years of a global pandemic and in view of ongoing global crises.
  • What is Theology?

    How does the discipline of theology deal with religious diversity? What is its relationship to other disciplines? Representatives from various areas of culture and religion present their ideas about what theology is.

University for All

  • Children's University

    Small, but thirsty for knowledge? The Children's University of Zurich lets our youngest have an opportunity to test the air in UZH's lecture halls.