International Relations

Information for Teaching Staff

The International Relations Office supports institutes and professors in international issues, like the development of international cooperations, the reception of exchange students or academic guests, and organization of the database for international research cooperation.

The International Relation Office advises insitutes and faculties within negotioations of contracts with academic institutions in Europe or worldwide. Information about the different types of agreement, as well as templates and remarks on the content of the concerning agreement is availabe here.

Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) (in German only)
Information for Erasmus coordinators on student and staff mobility.

Academic Guest (in German only)
Information on reception of academic guests.

North-South Cooperation
Information on support for projects between the University of Zurich and Universities in Africa.

The Federal Administration’s bilateral programme to promote research cooperation with priority countries
Eight non-European countries have been identified as potential partners: China, India, Russia, South Africa (including research institutes in Côte d'Ivoire and Tanzania) as well as Japan, South Korea and Brazil. In consultation with the Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS), Switzerland intends to establish broader and deeper scientific relations with these countries. Corresponding framework agreements have either already been signed with the governments of these countries or are currently in the pipeline.

Teaching Staff

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