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.

Download the "Bachelor and Master Study Guide" (PDF)

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

ES News

  • Find out how to nominate instructors for the Lehrpreis 2017!

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  • The following is an incomplete list of summer schools that may be of interest to students of English.

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  • The trial lectures for the Chair 19th- and 20th-Century Literatures in English (successor Prof. Dr. Martin Heusser) will take place on March 1-2, 2017, in room KOL-G-217.

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  • The Power Point Slides from this year's Study and Teaching Abroad information meeting are now available here.

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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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