Archive Teaching: 20 newest articles

  • Teaching Fund

    Status Update from Kriemhild

    The Teaching Fund project “Siegfried goes YouTube – Alte Mären in neuen Medien” aims to utilize modern media such as video and podcasts in literary analyses. In the first of its four semesters, the project focused on the Nibelungenlied. More …

  • 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 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 …

  • Quality development

    “UZH is a learning organization”

    The University of Zurich is strengthening and combining its quality assurance tools. More …

  • 3R principles

    Animal Welfare

    Paulin Jirkof has been working for around a year as 3R Coordinator for UZH. Her job is to help reduce the number of animal experiments conducted at UZH and to improve the welfare of the animals involved. More …

  • Criminal Law

    Shady Dealings in Protected Species

    The illegal trade in animals and plants is a highly profitable and low-risk business. Due to inconsistent application and lax enforcement of laws in many countries, criminals get an easy ride. Students at UZH are looking for solutions to the problem. More …

  • Climate Change

    Highlighting the Global Connection

    As teacher trainer and scientist at the Department of Geography, Andreas Linsbauer communicates on environmental issues with various target groups. The exhibition he has curated, Expedition 2 Grad (Expedition 2 Degrees), opens at the National Park Centre in Zernez today. 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 …

  • History

    Fridges and Other Revolutions

    UZH students teamed up with historians to shed light on the little known Swiss Trotskyist movement during the Cold War. The seminar project was adapted into a book, which has now been published. 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 …

  • Political Science

    Students Researching Human Rights Violations

    Their research is making waves: Political science students taking part in a Capstone Course examined cases of police brutality in Kenya. 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • swissuniversities

    Tackling Global Challenges Together

    Two UZH researchers have been awarded grants under swissuniversities’ Development and Coordination Network program (SUDAC). These promote collaboration between Swiss higher education institutions and their partners from the Global South who are committed to researching and overcoming global challenges. The International Relations Office at UZH shares this goal, which is why it is staging a workshop on the topic. More …

  • Summer Schools

    School’s Not Out for Summer

    Summer schools make a significant contribution to UZH’s international visibility. The first UZH International Summer School for Bachelor’s and Master’s students from around the world is currently taking place. The 19 visiting and seven UZH students are exploring how Switzerland became one of the richest countries. Over at the Department of Psychology, an international summer school for PhD candidates has just finished. More …

  • Ethics

    Rewarding Reflection

    Medics in their first semester at UZH are confronted early on with thorny ethical questions. Now, a new prize is being awarded for the best essays on the subject. Selina Steiger was crowned winner of the very first Premio Pusterla Junior by public vote at an event this week. More …

  • University Program for School Students

    Studying at University While Still at School

    In the Fall Semester of 2018, UZH will launch a pilot project giving high school students the opportunity to study at the University. The initiative was announced by UZH President Michael Hengartner in a press conference. More …

  • Chemistry Days

    The Energy of the Future

    They're young and interested in learning about the energy of the future: 40 high school students were given the opportunity to explore the chemistry laboratories at UZH last week. Some impressions can be seen in the video below (in German). More …

  • Center of Implant Research

    A Better Bite

    These days Zurich dental specialists can use state-of-the-art technology to make jawbones and gums regenerate, and fit teeth implants that restore much of the patient’s original looks and feeling. Now this research is being coordinated internationally and accelerated by the Center of Implant Research. More …

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