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Professorships Department

Visiting Professorships

The faculties may approve visiting professorships. The Professorships Department provides support to the UZH offices concerned and to the invited professors.

NEW: The application must be submitted to the Professorships Department via the responsible faculty at least 6 months before taking up the position.

Procedures and Responsibilities

The following documents contain detailed information about the procedures and responsibilities involved in appointing a visiting professor.

Fact sheet on visiting professorships (in German) (PDF, 145 KB)

Procedures and responsibilities for all concerned (in German) (PDF, 71 KB)

Procedures and responsibilities for mentors (in German) (PDF, 53 KB)

Family Benefits

Visiting professors at UZH can apply to the Professorships Department for child and education allowances (family benefits).