Going Abroad


As a highly international institution, the University of Zurich has student exchange agreements worldwide with over 250 partner institutions. This enables several hundred UZH students per year to travel abroad for exchange semesters or traineeships.

Global Student Experience supports these students and makes these stays abroad possible.

Exchange Programs

Exchange programs offer students at the University of Zurich the opportunity to study abroad for one or two semesters.

Exchange within Europe

Exchange outside of Europe

Search Portal

Important: All SEMP exchange agreements are in the process of being renewed. Only exchange agreements that have been confirmed for the 2022/23 academic year are visible in both the search- and application portals. Please discuss any potential unpublished options for additional exchange spots at European universities with your departmental coordinator.


A traineeship abroad offers an alternative to an exchange semester at a university.

Traineeships abroad

Short Programs

UZH students also have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of Summer Schools and Winter Schools

Areas of Responsibility

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