University of Zurich

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Zurich, Switzerland English and German Open to All Faculties


Founded in the year 1833, UZH was Europe's first university to be established by a democratic political system; today, UZH is one of the foremost universities in the German-speaking world. Made up of seven faculties covering some 100 different subject areas, the University offers a wide variety of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. 

Zurich is well known as a safe and attractive city. Its location on Lake Zurich and its proximity to the Alps and other places of scenic interest make Zurich a pleasant place to live.

Important information

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September - January February - June

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

International Relation Office University of Zurich
Main Building, KOL E 17
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 634 20 65

Incoming Students Coordinator

Ms. Ilaria Russo 

Email: incoming [at]

Phone: +41 44 634 41 25


The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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