Regular visiting students are students enrolled at a recognized foreign higher education institution (BA/undergraduate, MA/graduate, PhD/postgraduate) that want to take courses for credit at UZH for one or at most two semesters.
As a regular visiting student, you will be enrolled for one or at most two semesters at UZH and can book modules as well as earn ECTS credits. At the end of your stay you will receive a transcript of records but you cannot earn a UZH degree.There is no general right to be granted admission.
List of departmental coordinators according to subject
At a later point you will have to proof that you paid the semester fees at your home university or at UZH.
Application for the fall semester: April 30
Application for the spring semester: October 30
If you pay the semester fees at your home university for the duration of your stay at UZH, then you are exempted from paying semester fees at UZH.
However, if this is not the case then you will have to pay semester fees at UZH (including the surcharge for foreign students): Fees
You will have to show proof of payment of the semester fees at your home university at the begin of your stay.
Students with non-EU/EFTA nationality will need a valid visa when entering Switzerland. In case you are unsure if a visa is really necessary you can ask Global Student Experience. Regular visiting students have to apply for a visa on their own.