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  • Scholarships

    Excellent Prospects

    The University of Zurich is handing out Excellence Scholarships for the first time. The new program will help gifted UZH students to fund their studies at Master’s level. A total of 20 students will be supported in a three-year pilot project More …

  • New University Library

    “Less about books than about people”

    For a year now, Rudolf Mumenthaler has been working behind the scenes and building up the new University Library Zurich. He will be the new library’s director from 2022. We asked him about his professional experiences, his most urgent tasks and his favorite books. More …

  • Studies

    New Master's Degree in Brain Sciences

    The University of Zurich and ETH Zurich are jointly offering a new interdisciplinary Master's degree in brain sciences starting in the fall of 2022. The program combines biology, neuroscience and clinical methods. More …

  • Sharing economy

    “Giving up privileges”

    Sociologist Katja Rost discusses the sharing economy, sustainable behavior, status-oriented thinking, and sharing culture at UZH. More …

  • New Office Concept

    More Flexibility

    Future UZH offices will be more flexible to better take into account the various tasks of employees. A new multispace office concept provides a framework for designing future office space, with a primary focus on new buildings, newly rented space and fully restored buildings. More …

  • Move to West Park

    Onder one Roof

    Starting next year, many administrative UZH employees will gradually move into the modern West Park office building in Zurich’s district 5. An appealing and versatile office environment awaits them. More …

  • Covid certificate

    Basic Right to Education Is Maintained

    As of the Fall Semester, students at the University of Zurich are required to have a Covid certificate if they want to attend classes on site. Felix Uhlmann, UZH professor of constitutional and administrative law, discusses some of the legal aspects surrounding this significant measure to combat the pandemic. More …

  • UZH Vaccination Campaign

    “The safest way back to normality is through vaccination”

    There are many good reasons why students should get vaccinated against Covid-19, even if they are young and healthy. UZH virologist Alexandra Trkola takes a clear and balanced look at the arguments for and against vaccination. More …

  • Employee Assistance Office

    Untangling Knotty Problems

    Facing a difficult situation at work? The team from the Employee Assistance Office (MBS) supports UZH staff in stressful situations or with psychological or legal problems. The service is confidential, neutral and accessible. More …

  • Corona

    Five Reasons to Get Vaccinated

    Vaccinations literally get under your skin. Each and every one of us has to decide for ourselves whether we want to get vaccinated or not. But there are good reasons to do so, says Christoph Berger, pediatrician and infectious diseases expert at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich. More …

  • Coronavirus

    Data for Flexible Pandemic Management

    Coronavirus-relevant data can help those in charge of pandemic management at UZH gain a better overview of the situation during the Fall Semester. In order to achieve this, students and staff are being asked to make their data available in anonymized form. The information will be evaluated as part of a scientific pilot project. More …

  • Catering

    UZH Cafeteria Price Changes

    Meal prices in the cafés and cafeterias of UZH haven’t changed in over 15 years and are well below the Swiss average. To meet current expectations in terms of sustainability and quality, UZH has decided to adapt its pricing strategy. More …

  • Vaccination Campaign

    “A high vaccination rate benefits everyone”

    UZH is in favor of vaccination and is promoting the FOPH’s campaign. At the same time, it respects the personal decision of each of its members to get vaccinated or not. President Michael Schaepman explains the university’s position in this interview. More … 1 Comment

  • In the Spotlight

    A Head for Heights

    As leader of the Ciao Corona study which examines the role of children in the pandemic, physician Susi Kriemler is in high demand. More …

  • Sustainability Report

    Toward A Cleaner Future

    The University of Zurich is committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030. The recently published Sustainability Report shows where UZH currently stands when it comes to achieving this goal. More …

  • New Finance Handbook

    “An important and necessary step”

    UZH’s new financial governance set-up provides the faculties with significantly more responsibility than before. Stefan Schnyder, Vice President Finances and Human Resources, explains why. More …

  • FAN Awards 2021

    New Microscope, Language in Old Age and Human Rights

    This year’s FAN Awards have gone to Fabian Voigt, Minxia Luo and Angela Müller. In their outstanding PhD theses, the junior researchers explore a new specialist microscope, language use in old age and the extraterritorial application of human rights. More …

  • Humanities Initiative

    The Prerequisites of Freedom

    The humanities are sorely needed in our rapidly changing world. We sat down with Tatiana Crivelli, Inga Mai Groote and Andreas Thier to find out what distinguishes their fields and makes the humanities so irreplaceable. More …

  • New UZH Journal

    Joined-Up Study

    With its newly established School for Transdisciplinary Studies, UZH wants to encourage students to venture across disciplinary boundaries. The latest UZH Journal explores the appeal and benefits of transdisciplinary thinking, learning and collaboration. More …

  • International Relations

    UZH Teams Up with Leading Australian University

    The University of Zurich and the University of Queensland have entered into a strategic partnership, formalizing their long-standing cooperation in research and teaching – and paving the way for new joint projects. More …

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