School students from Zurich upper secondary schools are able to attend regular study modules at UZH and thus deepen and broaden their subject knowledge. The university program for school students comprises one to four semesters and consists of selected modules from the Faculty of Theology and the Study of Religion, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Science, such as:
The offer is aimed at upper secondary school students with above-average and broad talents who are in the final two years of upper secondary school (5th/6th grade in Langgymnasium or 3rd/4th grade in Kurzgymnasium). The upper secondary school students must also demonstrate strong school performance, an interest in research, and a high level of motivation. In addition, they must show a high level of self-competence and be able to independently follow the course of study and catch up with missed school material.
The upper secondary school students may enroll in one module per semester and obtain the associated certificate of performance. The ECTS points earned in a module during a semester can, in accordance with the applicable regulations, be taken into account if students go on to study at UZH. No academic degree will be granted to upper secondary school students taking part in the program.
School students may only register for the program through their school. UZH will not accept direct applications from school students or parents. A limited number of places are available.