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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ES News

  • 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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  • 'Bologna 2020 transition' students who will have completed the "History of Literature in English" module but not the "Reading List" by the end of the spring semester 2019 will be offered a special ...

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

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

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  • In the fall semester 2019, there are five Pilot Projects for max. 10 Master students.

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  • Bitte beachten Sie: Das Englische Seminar (Plattenstrasse 47 und Pestalozzistrasse 50) bleibt am Freitag den 2. August 2019 geschlossen.

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  • Due to a renovation project, there will be only limited access to the ES Library from mid-June and mid-September 2019.

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  • The Swiss Centre of Irish Studies @ the Zurich James Joyce Foundation - a collaboration between the Zurich James Joyce Foundation and the UZH English Department, and supported by the Embassy of ...

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