University of Zurich / チューリヒ大学 / Universität Zürich (Uni Zürich)


Zurich Zurich
Number of students 1
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - May 2018
Location Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich, Switzerland
University profile The University of Zurich was founded in 1833, though its origins stretch back as far as 1525 and the days of Protestant reformer Ulrich Zwingli. Today the University enjoys international renown as a place of education and research. With 24,000 students and 1,900 graduates every year, it is also Switzerland’s largest university. The University provides academic services, works with the private sector, and considers itself part of a national and global network for the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge. The University’s researchers, lecturers, and students benefit from the infrastructure that it provides as a center of teaching and research. Apart from its own institutions, the University offers its members access to archive collections, libraries, and the facilities of the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), as well as to the city’s private institutions.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Faculty of Arts (Eastern European Studies, Economics, Education, Japanese Studies, Literature, Swiss History, Sociology, Biology, Earth Sciences etc)
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and Faculty of Theology
Graduate programs open to exchange students Faculty of Arts
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students The same fields as described above for undergraduate programs
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) A proof of proficiency in German at about level C1
Minimum language proficiency (G) A proof of good German skills (e.g. Goethe Institute)
Academic calendar 2017 FALL SEMESTER:
 Classes begin: September 18, 2017
 Classes end: December 23, 2017

 Classes begin: February 19, 2018
 Classes end: June 2, 2018
Important university website for exchange students
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Dormitory information The University of Zurich has a limited number of rooms available for exchange students from our partner universities.
Other information During their studies in Zurich, exchange students will have the opportunity to take the language course "German as a Foreign Language" at the University/ETH Language Centre free of charge. They must note "über Ostasiatisches Seminar" to get access to more than one course.