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Professorships Department


According to the UZH Employment Ordinance, the Executive Board of the University appoints the heads and directors of institutes/departments, clinics and other organizational units, on the basis of prior nominations submitted by the institute or department assembly with the approval of faculty leadership.

What To Do

Proposals for the appointment of a new head, or the extension of the existing head’s term of office, are submitted to the Executive Board of the University via official channels (the dean’s office of the faculty in question; in the case of joint institutes, both faculties must be included).

Function-Based Allowance

As a rule, an allowance is paid for heads or directors in accordance with the Regulations on Function-Based Allowances from July 9, 2023 and based on the distribution of the allowances within the faculties.

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Professorships Department

Gary Bild

Phone: +41 44 634 20 24