Welcome to the English Department of the University of Zurich!

Note that the building at Plattenstrasse 47 (PLH) is currently closed. The English Department Library (Pestalozzistrasse 50, PET) remains open.

For more information, please consult the UZH's official COVID-19 information page at https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/about/coronavirus.html.

Note: In the spring semester 2021, all courses will be taught online only (until further notice).

Welcome to the UZH English Department

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.

ES News

  • Since September 2020, the Swiss Centre of Irish Studies @ the Zurich James Joyce Foundation is collecting video readings of Irish poems about (parts of) Switzerland.

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  • Applications must be received by the deadline, 12 March 2021

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  • March 2, 18.00 via Zoom

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  • The trial lectures take place on March 10 and 11, 2021.

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  • Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 16:15-17:45

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  • Monday, 29th March, 2-3.30 p.m. (Swiss time, UTC+1)

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  • University of Zurich, 14 and 15 May 2021

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  • Fourth Annual Conference, 09-11 June 2021 - University of Zurich (UZH)

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