Welcome to the English Department of the University of Zurich!

With c. 1,000 students, the English Department is one of the biggest in the Faculty of Arts. It offers courses in the fields of English Literature and English Linguistics. This site will provide you with information on the location of the department, the people who work there and the courses offered.

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Bachelor and Master Study Guide (Version September 2016) (PDF, 2959 KB)

ES News

  • June 4–6, 2018

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  • "Multilingualism and ‘the earlier the better’ trend: Influence of starting age on L3 acquisition across different learner populations in Swiss schools" - Friday, June 1st 2018, 10.15 a.m. - Room ...

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  • All interested students, members of staff and other guests are cordially invited to two events with Prof. Dr. Hermione Lee.

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  • Thursday, May 31, 4.15 p.m. -- room: KOL-G-201 (Aula, UZH Main Building)

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  • “The social meaning of language variation” - Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 14:00-15:45, Room PLH E 05 (Plattenstrasse 47)

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  • "The Legacy of Guy Fawkes in Contemporary Activism: Media Cultures, Political Aesthetics" - Monday, May 28, 2018, English Seminar, Plattenstrasse 47, PLH-05, at 6 p.m.

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  • The book Es begann mit Scott und Shakespeare: Eine Geschichte der Anglistik an der Universität Zürich can now be bought at the Department Library or ordered at ...

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