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Welcome to the University of Zuerich


  • SAYPE at UZH

    The world-famous artist SAYPE is presenting his current artwork on Irchel Campus. This piece was unveiled as part of the "Sustainability Now!" lecture series.

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UZH Students

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.
Linguistic Research Lab

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.
People visiting UZH

Current Events

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


Europa-Flagge im Wind

Schaffen wir das?

Russlands Krieg gegen die Ukraine, der Nahe Osten in Flammen, und eine US-Regierung, die sich von Europa abwendet: Kann der "alte Kontinent" diese Herausforderungen bewältigen? Vortrag am Europa Institut.
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Public Lecture Series

"Sustainability Now!", "Digital Religions", or "Human Reproduction": You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the spring semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 30 May.
Teachers and students

Breaking Down Barriers Together

The new annual report highlights UZH's interdisciplinary and international networking in teaching and research.


  • Tue, 21.5.
    18:15 Uhr
    Shaming and Blaming the Churches? Skandale und Geschichten rund um Kirchen in der digitalisierten Medienöffentlichkeit
  • Tue, 21.5.
    18:30 Uhr
    Herausforderungen für die Europäische Sicherheit: Schaffen wir das?
  • Tue, 21.5.
    18:30 Uhr
    Herausforderungen für die Europäische Sicherheit: Schaffen wir das?
  • Thu, 23.5.
    18:00 Uhr
    Fuchsmangusten – Was soll das jetzt heissen? Vortrag
  • Thu, 23.5.
    18:15 Uhr
    Mutter, Vater und anderes Elternteil: Zur Elternschaftskonzeption im Schweizer Recht
  • Thu, 23.5.
    18:30 Uhr
    Der neue Kulturkampf, Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Susanne Schröter am Schweizerischen Institut für Auslandforschung (SIAF)
  • Sat, 25.5.
    10:00 Uhr
    Das Kniegelenk im Wandel der Bildgebung und Zeit
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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.
Ukrainian Flag over the University of Zurich

Solidarity with Ukraine

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine lasts on. UZH continues to support refugees, people affected, and UZH members.