Major universities in Zurich

With two internationally renowned universities Zurich is one of the key training locations in Switzerland.

ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

Today around 18,000 people study at the ETH, which has developed into one of the leading universities in the world with a focus on technology and natural sciences and a proven track record in research. More than 21 Nobel Prize winners are connected to the ETH, including individuals such as Albert Einstein and Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen.

University of Zurich

With 26,000 students, the University of Zurich is the largest university in Switzerland. Its 4'000 lecturers in approximately 140 institutes ensure the widest range of academic courses of any Swiss university. The University of Zurich enjoys international renown thanks to research successes in molecular biology, brain research and anthropology, in particular, as well as the activities carried out in the university and veterinary hospitals.