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  • Versatile and Successful

    After several years at the helm of large organizations, Ingrid Deltenre has returned to her alma mater – part-time, at least. She is President of the Executive Committee of the EMBA at UZH. More …

  • Change in Master’s System at Law School

    2021 Program Reform at the Faculty of Law

    Law degrees at UZH are set to be overhauled and become more practical. The changes, which mainly affect the Master’s program, will come into effect in the Fall Semester of 2021. More …

  • Onboarding Day

    Offering Support, Advice and Leadership

    Holding a professorship involves much more than research and teaching. At this year’s Onboarding Day, the Executive Board of the University provided newly appointed professors with additional details about their roles, responsibilities and UZH’s organizational culture. More …

  • New Strategic Principles

    Principles to Which UZH Is Committed

    The more diverse a university, the more important it becomes to agree on common principles. UZH has developed a set of Strategic Principles that define 10 core concerns for its future development. More …

  • University Library Zurich (UBZH)

    Project At Starting Gates

    The Board of the University has approved the “University Library Development” project. Preparations to bring together the UZH libraries can now begin. More …

  • 68th UNI–POLY Rowing Regatta

    Women’s and Professors’ Boats Victorious

    At the 68th edition of the UNI-POLY rowing regatta last Saturday, the boats of the University of Zurich women and professors were victorious, while the men and alumni of ETH Zurich won their races. The duel between the two Zurich universities thus ended in a 2:2 tie. More …

  • Infrastructure

    Irchel Campus Provides Temporary Home to High Schools

    UZH is making its chemistry building on Irchel Campus available to three Zurich upper secondary schools from 2023 to 2032. In return, the University will be able to start constructing much-needed new buildings sooner than planned. More …

  • Employee Survey

    Listening Closely

    This summer, UZH carried out its first-ever university-wide employee survey. The results of the survey show that the university offers a good working environment. However, there are some areas where UZH can still improve. Deputy President Gabriele Siegert and Stefan Schnyder, Director of Finances and Human Resources, give their opinion on the results in the following interview. More …

  • Diversity

    “Diversity is good for UZH”

    The University of Zurich is committed to promoting diversity and preventing discrimination through active and systematic measures. UZH’s Diversity Policy entered into force one year ago. Christiane Löwe and Jennifer J* Moos from the Office for Gender Equality and Diversity explain the ideas underlying the policy and how it is being implemented. More …

  • University Act

    Reorganization of Representative Bodies at UZH

    The Cantonal Parliament of Zurich has authorized the partial revision of the University Act, which includes among other things a reorganization of the “Stände” – the bodies represented in the Extended Executive Board of the University. Once the act enters into force, all students and employees of UZH will be informed in a personal e-mail about which representative body they belong to. More …

  • 30 Years Film Studies

    Camera Rolling... and Action!

    It took a while for film studies to be offered at UZH. When it finally happened in 1989, the subject took off and has been going from success to success ever since. More …

  • President

    Michael Hengartner Appointed as President of the ETH Board

    Michael Hengartner will step down as President of the University of Zurich next year. The Swiss Federal Council today appointed him as President of the ETH Board. More …

  • Video Series “Standing Out” Dominique Rinderknecht

    “The main thing is that you enjoy what you study”

    UZH alumna Dominique Rinderknecht moved into the spotlight as Miss Switzerland. Today she works as a brand ambassador and presenter, and her studies in media science proved a valuable resource for her current roles. In our video, she looks back on her time at UZH and shares her dreams for the future. More …

  • Internationalization

    Increased Presence on the International Stage

    The University of Zurich has much to offer – as a partner for international cooperation projects and as a destination for high-potential talent and top researchers from around the world. But the UZH brand is currently too little known in international academic circles. UZH has therefore decided to take concrete measures to boost its networks and get more exposure for its success. More … 1 Comment

  • Teaching Fund

    A Deeper Understanding of Switzerland

    The new course “Switzerland for Incomings” is aimed exclusively at exchange students. It uses innovative teaching methods to help students gain an anthropological understanding of Swiss society and culture. More …

  • UZH Summer Quiz

    Take the Plunge

    Are you still looking for a good read for your summer holiday? Take our summer quiz and find out about remarkable, surprising and fun facts from the University of Zurich. The UZH News team is off into the summer break. We hope you enjoy your summer! More …

  • UZH International Summer Schools

    Learning and Socializing

    This summer for the second time, international summer schools for Bachelor’s and Master’s students from around the world are being held at UZH. 59 students from abroad have joined 23 UZH students to explore how Switzerland became one of the richest countries in the world, why it developed into an international financial hub, and what skills it takes to successfully interact with members of different cultures. More …

  • Workplace

    Independent Advice in Difficult Situations

    From August this year, the newly established Counseling and Mediation Service will open its doors to employees of the University of Zurich. UZH staff will have easy access to free advice if they are experiencing difficulties in the workplace. More …

  • Botanical Garden

    Please Touch!

    The edible and medicinal plants section at the University’s Botanical Garden has had a complete overhaul. A feast for the senses awaits, with plants to smell, touch and taste, and children are especially welcome. More …

  • Accessibility

    Surfing the Web without Obstacles

    The design of websites often ignores the needs of people with impairments. The Disability Office wants to change this, and is working to promote accessible websites. More …

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