Université de Zurich

country rank  4
world rank  281

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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 small city of Zürich (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Zurich. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Universität Zürich (UZH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational 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 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.

University Identity

Name Université de Zurich
Name University of Zurich
Acronym UZH
Founded 1833

University Location

Address Rämistrasse 71
Zürich (population range: 250,000-499,999)
8006 Zurich
T +41 (44) 634 1111
F +41 (44) 923 8885

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Rämistr. 71
Zürich 8001
+41 (44) 634 2236

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universität Zürich's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS


  • 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: Monday, 18 May 2020