University of Zürich

University of Zurich – in German, Universität Zürich. Its acronym is UZH and it is located in Zurich, Switzerland. The school is home to more than 25,000 students, making it the largest school by enrollment in Switzerland. It offers programs in veterinary medicine, theology, science, medicine, economics, and arts.

Founded in 1833, the University of Zurich was the first college of its time to be founded by a state and not a church or monarch. The university was also among the first to allow women to attend lectures and later to become doctoral students. The University of Zurich has buildings located all throughout the city.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, University of Zürich is positioned as the #83 top university in the world, which makes it the #3 top university in Switzerland. The university's global rank decreased by 13 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #83 #3
University Name University of Zürich
Name in Local Language Universität Zürich
Acronym UZH
Year Established 1833


Address Rämistrasse 71, Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Phone +41 (44) 634 1111
Fax +41 (44) 923 8885
Website University of Zürich Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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