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About UZH

Aerial view of UZH City Campus

The University of Zurich (UZH) is the largest university in Switzerland. In 1833 it was the first university in Europe to be founded by a democratic state, and is now regarded as one of the best universities in any German-speaking country.

Variety and Excellence

The University’s seven faculties, with almost 150 institutes, departments and clinics, offer a wide range of study options at Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral levels, in addition to a large choice of continuing education degree programs and exchange programs. All of this helps to create the inspiring and stimulating environment that UZH offers. As a member of the «League of European Research Universities» (LERU), UZH is one of Europe’s most prestigious research institutions, conducting research at the very highest level.

UZH has proven a magnet for leading researchers and emerging talent from around the world, thereby contributing enormously to Zurich as an economic hub and a center of learning.

UZH as an employer

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Enthralling Variety – Inspiring Environment

Sustainability at UZH

Dealing with Conflicts at UZH