University of Zurich

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world rank  161

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University Overview

Established in 1833, Universität Zürich (University of Zurich) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Zürich (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Zurich. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Universität Zürich (UZH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Universität Zürich (UZH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 187 years old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UZH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Universität Zürich
Name Université de Zurich
Acronym UZH
Founded 1833

University Location

Address Rämistrasse 71
Zürich
8006 Zurich
Switzerland
Tel +41 (44) 634 1111
Fax +41 (44) 923 8885

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rämistr. 71
Zürich 8001
(44) 634 2236

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Zurich's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021