Studying at the University of Zurich

As a dynamic institution of higher education and research with a broad international reach, the University of Zurich maintains student exchange agreements with over 250 partner universities. Each year, several hundreds of exchange students from all over the globe come to UZH to study and expand their horizons at one of our many institutes or departments.

The International Relations Office is the contact point for students who participate in an exchange program or come for a trainneship to UZH. We manage the exchange programs and help you find your way around Zurich and the university.

Exchange Programs

Students from our partner universities can spend one or two semesters at UZH with one of the following programs:

Swiss-European Mobility Programme

Worldwide Agreements



Within the Swiss-European Mobility Programme, students who are coming to the University of Zurich for a traineeship can apply for a grant to cover part of their travel and living expenses.


Visiting Students

The Student Administration Office is in charge if you plan on coming to UZH as a visiting student.

Student Administration Office