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 guidelines for the new Bachelor Thesis modules (15 ECTS) are now available online.

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

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  • The American writer and winner of the Prix Médicis Etranger, Rachel Kushner, will be reading from her latest novel.

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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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  • June 14, 2019

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  • Thursday, 6. Juni 2019 von 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.

    English Seminar, UZH, Plattenstrasse 47

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  • on May 29, 2019, 6.00 p.m.

    at Schipfe 33, 8001 Zurich

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