University of Zurich

zurich-logoFounded in 1833, The University of Zurich enjoys international renown as a place of education and research counting two thousand lecturers in 140 special institutes which provide the broadest range of subjects and courses available. Zurich’s international reputation is based on groundbreaking research, particularly in molecular biology, brain research and anthropology, and on the work of the University Hospital and Veterinary Hospital. With 24,000 students and 1,900 graduates every year, Zurich is also Switzerland’s largest university providing academic services, works with the private sector and being considered a part of a national and global network for the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge.

The University offers its members access to archive collections, libraries and the facilities of the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), as well as to the city’s private institutions. Nine museums and collections, covering subjects from anthropology to zoology, constitute yet another valuable academic resource.

Faculties of the University of Zurich

Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Science


The University of Zurich has excellent connections to many foreign universities and cultivates exchange programs with them.


Student mobility in Europe. Switzerland participates in the ERASMUS-program as a „silent partner“.

Bilateral Agreements of the University of Zurich
The University of Zurich cooperates with several universities worldwide. Under these agreements there is the possibility of taking part in a student exchange.

ISEP – International Student Exchange Programs
The University of Zurich participates in the two programs “International-to-International ISEP Exchanges” and “U.S. to International ISEP-Exchanges”.

Swiss Government Grants
Grants for foreign students offered by the Swiss Government.

Applicants with foreign qualifications
The admission requirements are listed in the description of each study course. From there, you can log on directly to the online application form.

You can read about the courses the University of Zurich has to offer and find out about admission requirements for students with Swiss or foreign qualifications.

Main address

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71
CH-8006 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 634 11 11
Fax  +41 44 634 49 01

Official website

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