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

  • 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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  • Students, members of staff, and the general public are cordially invited to attend the lecture series "Debating the Anglosphere: History, Hegemony, Identity."

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  • The following Power Point presentations contain all the information presented at this year's Erstsemestrigentag

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  • Did you ever wonder why humans speak and animals don’t? Why we have such weird things as subordinate sentences, suffixes and agreement? And how come that the basic matter human ...

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  • "Der Reiz des Glossars: Mittelalterliche Wortlisten und ihre Bedeutung" - Monday, September 4, 2017 (Musiksaal, Dekanatsflügel des Stiftsgebäudes, Klosterhof 6b, St. Gallen)

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