Advisory Services and Buddy System

Disability Office

The UZH Disability Office helps exchange students who have or are in any way affected by a disability. It provides information, support and resource-oriented solutions. We recommend that you contact the office at an early stage of your preparations.

Website Disability Office

Psychological Counseling Services

The psychological counseling services at UZH help enrolled students and PhD candidates when they face personal difficulties or difficulties related to their studies, for example learning barriers or exam nerves.

The counseling services are free of charge and confidential; sessions can be held in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish.

Psychological Counseling Services

ESN Buddy System

The student organization Erasmus Student Network (ESN) offers a buddy system for exchange students. You must submit a request for a buddy at least three weeks before your planned date of arrival via the ESN Zurich website.

ESN Zurich Buddy System

Student Associations

The student associations of the University of Zurich represent the interests of students in the various fields of study. Their websites provide general information as well as useful tips for your studies.

Student associations at UZH

The "Fachverein Oekonomie" has a buddy system for exchange students at the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology.

Buddy system for students in Economics, Business Administration and IT