University of Zurich

University of Zurich
Universität Zürich
University of Zurich seal.svg
Latin: Universitas Turicensis
Type Public university
Established 1833
Budget 1.377 billion Swiss francs[1]
President Prof. Dr. Michael Hengartner
Academic staff
3,702 (Full-time equivalent)[1]
Administrative staff
2,051 (Full-time equivalent)[1]
Students 25,732[1]
Location Zürich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
47°22′29″N 8°32′54″E / 47.37472°N 8.54833°E / 47.37472; 8.54833Coordinates: 47°22′29″N 8°32′54″E / 47.37472°N 8.54833°E / 47.37472; 8.54833
Campus Urban
Affiliations LERU
University of Zurich Logo.svg

The University of Zurich (UZH, German: Universität Zürich), located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland,[2] with over 26,000 students.[3][4] It was founded in 1833[5] from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine and a new faculty of philosophy.

Currently, the university has seven faculties: Philosophy, Human Medicine, Economic Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Theology and Veterinary Medicine. The university offers the widest range of subjects and courses of any Swiss higher education institution.[6]

  1. ^ a b c d "Facts and Figures 2015". The Executive Board of the University of Zurich. 2015. 
  2. ^ "University of Zurich". Coursera. Retrieved May 6, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Profile: UZH in Numbers". University of Zurich. 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "University of Zurich, Switzerland". http:/,/ 
  5. ^ "University of Zurich". Times Higher Education. Retrieved May 6, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Profile: At a glance". University of Zurich. 2008. Retrieved April 26, 2008. 

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