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)

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  • Informationsveranstaltung des International Relations Office

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  • Thursday, 3 October 2019, 12.15-13.45h

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  • The secretary's office of the English Department will be closed on September 6, 2019.

    The library is open that day as usual.

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  • Due to the fact that there was simply no room available anywhere at UZH for the lecture "Introduction to Shakespeare," we have had to change the time slot for this course.

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  • The extra-curricular colloquium "Preparing for the Literature Exam: Close-Reading Reading List Poetry and a Shakespeare Play" may be of interest to students of English, particularly those planning ...

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  • The guidelines for the new Master Thesis module are now available online.

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  • The guidelines for the new Bachelor Thesis module (15 ECTS) are now available online.

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  • The information regarding the Lehrdiplom with English as a first (or only) and as a second (or additional) teaching subject has been updated.

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