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  • Quiz

    Easter Brainteaser

    UZH News has compiled some quiz questions to get you thinking ahead of the holiday weekend. We wish you all a Happy Easter! More …

  • Mercator Awards

    Award-winning junior researchers

    Three junior researchers will receive this year's Mercator Award for their outstanding projects: religious scholar Barbara Zeugin, cell biologist Federico Teloni and attorney Alessia Dedual. In addition, theoretical physicist Frank Schindler will receive a special award from the jury. More …

  • Appointment Procedures

    Fair Chances for Women

    Who gets the coveted professorships, and why? UZH has developed new guidelines on professorial selection procedures. The new guidelines should also lead to the recruitment of more female professors. More …

  • Consultation on the Library of the Future

    “The importance of books isn’t in question”

    The contributions to the consultation on the future library set-up at UZH can now be viewed online. In this interview with UZH News, Vice President Christian Schwarzenegger and Adrian Scheidegger, the new head of the Library of the Future project, comment on the results, and explain what happens next. More …

  • Sustainability Week

    “2019 is the University of Zurich’s year of sustainability”

    As part of Zurich Sustainability Week, leaders from the five Zurich higher education institutions got together to discuss the role of universities in sustainable development. Many measures are underway at the University of Zurich, reported Gabriele Siegert, Deputy President of UZH. More …

  • Initiative of the Canton of Zurich

    A Boost to Digitalization

    A pioneering project: The DIZH digitalization initiative of the Canton of Zurich’s institutions of higher education will strengthen the University of Zurich and its partners. Around three dozen new professorships are to be created at UZH, 20 of them assistant professorships. More …

  • Scandinavian Studies

    From Edda to Pippi Longstocking

    On Friday the Universities of Zurich and Basel celebrated their joint professorial chair for Nordic studies. Invited guests included the Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish ambassadors. More …

  • Looking for the Best Solutions

    François Chapuis is as passionate about creative details as he is about great architecture. He has been Director of Real Estate and Facility Management at UZH since December 2018. More …

  • Free Download

    “Open access publishing can’t be stopped”

    Professor of criminal law Marc Thommen has joined forces with 13 of his colleagues to bring out Switzerland’s first-ever textbook about law published in open access. The freely accessible publication can be downloaded online for free. More …

  • Executive Board of the University

    Pointing the Way

    Gabriele Siegert started her work as Deputy President of UZH last summer, in addition to her position as Vice President. Her goals include streamlining evaluation processes and promoting sustainability and diversity at UZH. More …

  • Video

    What We Wish For

    Christmas is a time to make wishes. We asked the UZH staff and students to tell us their hopes for 2019. Find out what they said in our video. From UZH News: Happy holidays and may all your wishes come true! More …

  • Standing Out

    “Get off your high horse”

    In the Model United Nations (MUN) at UZH, students get the chance to represent a country’s interests and refine their reasoning while discussing the burning issues in international politics – just like in the real United Nations. We met with Deborah Häusermann, who chairs the debate-driven student organization. More …

  • A Fairer World

    UZH alumnus Johan Rochel has an ambitious goal: He wants all countries to have a fair share of the innovation pie. We met with the idealist who wants to shake things up. More …

  • New UZH Magazin

    Inventive Minds

    Using scientific expertise to start your own business and develop marketable products is a high-stakes adventure. The new UZH Magazin presents a selection of innovative entrepreneurs who dared to think big. More …

  • Campus

    Well Equipped for the Past

    Ad fontes is an eLearning tool that teaches people how to use archives and read old manuscripts. It is aimed at students but also available to the general public – and is appreciated by both. More …

  • 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 …

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