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  • International Relations

    A Second Life in Switzerland

    A new exhibition about the many people who found a new home in Switzerland after the suppression of the Prague Spring 50 years ago opened in the Lichthof yesterday, and a commemorative plaque was ceremoniously unveiled. And, at a joint symposium, Charles University in Prague and UZH reinforced their strategic partnership. More …

  • Campus

    Drones on Irchel Campus

    Starting in December, drones will be transporting laboratory samples between UniversityHospital Zurich and the UZH lab on Irchel Campus – an approach that is time-saving as well as technologically and ecologically innovative. More …

  • Campus

    An Internet of Things for UZH

    The University of Zurich has joined a global Internet of Things network. Two LoRaWAN gateways stand ready to be used for research and teaching purposes. More …

  • Campus

    Artistic Associations

    As part of Kunst: Szene Zürich 2018, the University of Zurich has opened its doors to artists, creating a dialogue between art and research. The works on display in the Lichthof are part of several exhibitions by 250 artists in total which can be seen in various locations around the city until 2 December. More …

  • UZH Foundation

    “The secret to success is good stories”

    Martin Gubser has headed the UZH Foundation since the beginning of May. He intends to step up efforts to raise funds from alumni and attract bequests to tap what he sees as the greatest potential – private individuals. More …

  • Long Night of Careers

    Starting Your Career

    The effects of the digital revolution are being seen everywhere – including in jobseeking and recruitment. At the Long Night of Careers taking place this week on 22 November, you can get lots of useful tips for planning your career. Here’s a sneak preview. More …

  • Master Info Event

    “I’m looking for some inspiration”

    Sociology or cultural analysis? Computational or comparative linguistics? At the Master’s information event in mid-November, Bachelor’s students from the third semester or above could find out about selected Master’s degree programs at UZH. In the video, some students tell us which Master they could choose. More …

  • Strategic Principles of UZH

    “Like a good compass”

    UZH is establishing new strategic principles to set the direction of its future development. A draft version is now being put to university-wide consultation. President Michael Hengartner and Deputy President Gabriele Siegert explain the principles in more detail in this interview. More …

  • Day of Excellence in Teaching

    57 Semester Awards for Students

    This year’s Tag der Lehre at UZH focused on the topic of digitalization. The celebratory highlight was the presentation of 57 semester awards for students’ outstanding work. More …

  • FORUM UZH

    Winning Project Chosen

    The University of Zurich is planning to build a large teaching and learning center opposite its current main building – the FORUM UZH. The architectural competition for the new building was won by a general planning team made up of the renowned architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron Basel Ltd. as well as b+p baurealisation ag. The winning project will be presented in January. More …

  • 67th UNI-POLY Rowing Regatta

    Two Victories for UZH

    At the 67th edition of the UNI-POLY rowing regatta last Saturday, the boats of the University of Zurich men and professors were victorious, while the women and alumni of ETH Zurich won their races. In the race between the 16-scull boats, held for the second time, ETH Zurich came out on top. More …

  • Digitalization

    18 New Professorships for Digitalization

    The University of Zurich is investing in digital: With 18 new professorships, it is set to become a global hub for research into the digital revolution. More …

  • 21st Churchill Lecture

    “It’s high time to rescue Europe”

    On Tuesday, Polish President Andrzej Duda spoke about Poland and European integration at the Churchill Symposium. Duda showed himself to be a firm believer in a unified Europe. More …

  • Campus

    Budding Careers

    UZH isn’t only a place of research, but also has an important role when it comes to teaching. And this doesn’t only apply to students: Around 80 young people are receiving vocational training at UZH. We met two of them, Alessandro Savoca and Joana Hauser. More …

  • UZH Alumni: Women’s Chapter Founding Party

    The Difference between Men and Women

    UZH alumnae celebrated the founding of the UZH Alumni women’s chapter. As the evening showed, there is still a long way to go until women are fully equal. More …

  • Center for Reproducible Science

    Improving Research

    Many studies of empirical research do not stand up to scrutiny upon review. The new Center for Reproducible Science at UZH aims to improve the quality of research in this area and set the tone for research in Switzerland. More …

  • Trans Identity

    Woman, Man, Trans

    Often discriminated against, pathologized or simply ignored: People identifying as transgender don’t have an easy ride, even in these supposedly liberal times. At an event at UZH, experts and those affected discussed what can be done to provide fair studying and working conditions at the University. More …

  • Alumni and Family

    Oohs, Aahs and Sparkling Eyes

    The UZH Alumni & Family Day 2018 at Irchel Campus gave alumni and their children the opportunity to get a taste of modern student life and do hands-on scientific experiments. Our author Caitlin Stephens spent a memorable morning at the event with her daughter Evie and her friend Alice. More …

  • Kiosks Reopen

    Time for a Coffee

    Just in time for the start of the new semester, the kiosks in the University’s main building and on Irchel Campus have reopened, selling freshly brewed coffee and the little treats that every student needs occasionally. More …

  • Partner Day

    Cultivating Relationships

    On Partner Day, on which UZH’s international partner universities come together, delegates from universities all over the world visited the main building of UZH. Hear from the participants in our video. More … 1 Comment

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