Academic Institutions2017-07-25T19:01:08+00:00

Academic Institutions

As well as the ETH and the UZH, the University Hospital Zurich, a number of other university hospitals, and the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) are important academic institutions supportive of LSZ.

ETH Zurich2017-07-23T13:39:53+00:00

ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. It is well known for its excellent education, groundbreaking fundamental research and for implementing its results directly into practice. Founded in 1855, it today offers an inspiring working environment to researchers and an outstanding education to students.

ETH Zurich has more than 18,500 students from over 110 countries, including 4,000 doctoral students. About 500 professors currently teach and conduct research in engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences. ETH regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world. Twenty-one Nobel Laureates have studied, taught, or conducted research at ETH, underlining the excellent reputation of the university.

ETH Zurich
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 632 11 11

University of Zurich2017-07-23T13:39:45+00:00

The University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland’s largest university, with seven faculties and a current enrolment of over 26,000 students. More than 5,000 highly qualified members of the teaching staff, including some 580 professors, teach and conduct research at the 150 University institutes.

The University of Zurich has earned international distinction through outstanding research work and research-based teaching, highlighted by the University’s membership in the League of European Research Universities, an association of Europe’s most prestigious research universities. Over the years, the Nobel Prize has been conferred upon twelve UZH scholars, underlining the University’s excellent reputation. In the field of life sciences, the University of Zurich is well known for its groundbreaking research in medicine, immunology, neuroscience, and structural biology.

In the interest of serving the community, the University of Zurich promotes the transfer of research-based knowledge to private enterprise, and our spin-off ventures and business partnerships regularly lead to the creation of attractive jobs in innovative fields.

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 634 11 11

University Hospitals Zurich2017-07-23T13:39:37+00:00

University Hospital Zurich (USZ)

The University Hospital Zurich is one of Switzerland’s largest hospitals and a pioneering institution in the field of clinical research. In its 40 departments and institutes, it assembles and practices all medical disciplines and enjoys an excellent reputation for state-of-the-art medicine, professional and compassionate patient care, and groundbreaking bench-to-bedside translational medical research.
University Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Balgrist University Hospital

  • Leading center of excellence for the investigation, treatment, and aftercare of damage to the musculoskeletal system
  • Internationally acknowledged combination of state-of-the-art medical services
  • Excellence in research and education, setting new standards of modern orthopaedic care
  • Interdisciplinary network combining specialized areas of orthopaedics, paraplegiology, radiology, anaesthesiology, rheumatology, rehabilitation, physical medicine, and chiropractic care


Balgrist University Hospital
Forchstrasse 340
8008 Zurich
Phone: +41 44 386 11 11

University Children’s Hospital Zurich – The Hospital of the Eleonore Foundation

  • Leading high-quality medical care for children in Switzerland: listed as an official Canton of Zurich hospital for the entire range of paediatric and paediatric surgery treatments
  • International interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Highly specialized medicine
  • Rehabilitation center
  • Internationally acknowledged Center for Children’s Research


University Children’s Hospital Zurich
Steinwiesstrasse 75
8032 Zurich
Phone: + 41 44 266 71 11




University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich

The internationally connected University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich (Burghölzli) is committed to teaching and research. It is divided into the following four departments:

  • Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry


University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich
Lenggstrasse 31
8032 Zurich


The ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management2017-08-06T17:48:42+00:00

The ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management is located in Wädenswil. Five institutes provide education, continuing education, and research expertise on issues relating to the environment, food, health, and society. The specialist knowledge offered by the institutes provides a sound basis for problem-solving with partners and clients. They adopt a highly practical and partner-oriented approach to implementing research proposals, whether in the form of individual undergraduate dissertations investigating specific topics or long-term interdisciplinary projects dealing with complex issues. The School is a valued research partner for national and international small, medium, and large enterprises and for public authorities, including communities, cantons, and the federation.


ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Grüentalstrasse 14
CH-8820 Wädenswil

Phone: +41 58 934 50 00