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

  • English Department: Tue, Oct 17, 6.15, PLH-105

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  • "Saving and losing face in politics: The pragmatics of power in Shakespeare's history plays" -- Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 16:15-18:00 h (KOL-E-21, UZH main building)

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  • Friday, 27 October 2017 - RAA-­G-­15, Rämistrasse 59

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  • "Reconstructing historical Englishes and their speakers: macro- and micro perspectives" (Thu, 26 October 2017, 14-16, PLH 5)

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  • The Welcome Event 2017 (for exchange students and Master students who did their Bachelor elsewhere) took place on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

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