Being a successful student means more than just getting a degree. Your studies shape the entire course of your life and prepare you for making responsible contributions to our shared future.
Eudcation at the Cutting Edge
The University of Zurich takes its responsibility to society and the environment seriously, and actively encourages sustainability in research and teaching. UZH also strives to minimize the adverse impact of its research and teaching activities.
The University of Zurich is actively committed to promoting diversity and reducing discrimination. It views diversity as an opportunity to promote exchange between different perspectives and thus as a valuable component of research and teaching.
UZH offers counseling and support for students in difficult situations, with psychological and personal problems, or in cases of discrimination or sexual harassment.
Counseling and Support
As a UZH student, you can take advantage of a wide range of advisory services during your time at uni, from subject choices to study organization, from budgeting to accessing hardship funds, or from career planning to starting your first job.
UZH's various mobility programs enable students to attend courses at other universities in Switzerland and abroad and receive credits toward their degree.
Mobility in Switzerland and Abroad
Playing in an orchestra, fencing or broadcasting on student radio: UZH is home to more than 130 student associations for you to get involved in campus life.
Sports facilities, IT courses, language classes and more: UZH students benefit from a wide range of courses and continuing education outside their field of study, often free of charge or at greatly reduced prices.
Courses and Offers
Zurich has a thriving and diverse cultural scene, an international atmosphere with more than 30% foreign residents, and a bustling city center with a stunning lakeside setting in the foothills of the Alps.
Living in Zurich