UZH Established: 1833

University of Zurich

Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich, Switzerland

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.

  • 26,000+
    Total Students
  • 20%
    International Students
  • 5.9
    Students Per Staff
  • Yes
    Financial Aid

University Rankings

  • Times World University (THE)
    136
  • QS World Univesity
    78

Overview

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. In addition, UZH’s continuing education programs offer excellent learning opportunities.

It also boasts associations with 12 Nobel Laureates, including Albert Einstein and Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who first detected X-rays.

As a member of the “League of European Research Universities” (LERU), the University of Zurich belongs to Europe’s most prestigious research institutions. Numerous distinctions highlight the University’s international renown in the fields of clinical medicine, immunology, neuroscience and structural biology as well as in economics. To date, the Nobel Prize has been conferred on twelve UZH scholars.

The academic excellence of the University of Zurich brings benefits to both the public and the private sectors not only in the Canton of Zurich, but throughout Switzerland. Knowledge is shared in a variety of ways: in addition to granting the general public access to its twelve museums and many of its libraries, the University makes findings from cutting-edge research available to the public in accessible and engaging lecture series and panel.

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • 51% Students
  • CHF 750 Domestic tuition fee (average per year*)
  • CHF 1,250 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • 49% Students

Programs / Degrees at University of Zurich

Bachelor's

Faculty of Theology

  • Bachelor of Arts UZH
  • Bachelor of Arts UZH in Study of Religions
  • Bachelor of Theology UZH

Faculty of Law

  • Bachelor of Law UZH
  • Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics
  • Bachelor of Arts UZH Business and Economics
  • Bachelor of Science UZH in Informatics

Faculty of Medicine

  • Bachelor of Dental Medicine
  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Vetsuisse-Faculty
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Faculty of Science

  • Bachelor of Science Faculty of Science

Master's

Faculty of Theology

  • Master of Arts UZH in Theology, Religion and Society
  • Master of Arts UZH
  • Master of Arts in Ancient Judaism (JDP)
  • Master of Arts in Religion – Economics – Politics (JDP)
  • Master of Arts UZH in Study of Religions
  • Master of Theology UZH

Faculty of Law

  • Master of Law UZH Double Degree University of Amsterdam
  • Master of Law (JDP UZH UNIL)
  • Master of Law UZH (Double Degree King's College London)
  • Master of Law UZH (Double Degree UC Berkeley)
  • Master of Law UZH (Double Degree Université de Strasbourg)
  • Master of Law UZH (Double Degree Universiteit Maastricht)
  • Master of Law UZH (Double Degree University of Hong Kong)
  • Master of Law UZH
  • Master of Law UZH (Double Degree Doshisha University,)
  • Master of Law UZH Double Degree KU Leuven

Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

  • Master of Arts UZH Business and Economics
  • Master of Science UZH in Informatics
  • Master of Science UZH ETH in Quantitative Finance

Faculty of Medicine

  • Master Human Medicine
  • Master of Chiropractic Medicine
  • Master of Dental Medicine
  • Vetsuisse-Faculty
  • Master of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Arts

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts (single major)
  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences (single major)
  • Master of Science in Psychology (single major)
  • Master of Arts in Cinema Studies

Faculty of Science

  • Master of Science Faculty of Science (120)
  • Master of Science Faculty of Science (90)
  • Joint Degree Master of Science UZH ETH in Neural Systems and Computation

Doctorate

Faculty of Theology

  • Doctorate Faculty of Theology
  • Doctorate Faculties of Theology and Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty of Law

  • Doctorate Faculty of Law

Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

  • Doctorate Informatics
  • Doctorate Neuroeconomics
  • Doctorate Business and Economics

Faculty of Medicine

  • Doctorate Medical Sciences
  • Doctorate Faculty of Medicine
  • Vetsuisse-Faculty
  • Doctorate Veterinary Medicine
  • PhD of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Sciencezzz

  • Doctorate Faculty of Science

Academic Life

  • 57 : 43
    Female male ratio
  • Semesters
    Academic calendar

Student Life

  • over 5,000
    Employees
  • Urban
    Campus setting
  • Public
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
    Entity
  • Religious affiliation
    None

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