The University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland’s largest university, with seven faculties and a current enrolment of over 27,000 students. More than 6,000 highly qualified members of the teaching staff, including some 705 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 fields 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.