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Global Affairs

Incoming Students

Studying at the University of Zurich (UZH) means developing independent and critical thinking skills, welcoming new and unfamiliar ways of looking at the world, and learning how to generate new ideas, test new procedures, and gain fresh insight.

Students, and PhD candidates find ideal conditions at UZH to achieve their potential.

  • The largest and most comprehensive offer of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Switzerland, with over 100 different major subjects and flexible program design
  • Outstanding libraries and study centers
  • State-of-the-art teaching methods
  • Student advisory and career services
  • Attractive PhD programs
  • In-house research fund to promote talented junior academics

UZH for international students

Information for Refugees

The University of Zurich wants to help refugees gain access to university education.
Learn more about "Explore – Academic Orientation Program for Refugees at UZH": 


Individuals with special needs

Instructors and staff with special needs can apply for additional subsidies to cover extra costs incurred during their mobility stay due to their disability. If you would like to make use of this offer, please contact the Disability Office.

Disability Office

Weiterführende Informationen


Global Student Experience