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

  • 10-12 June 2020

    University of Zurich (UZH)

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  • Friday, 14 February – Saturday, 15 February 2020

    PLH-E-05 (Plattenstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich)

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  • Fourth Annual Conference, 10-12 June 2020 - University of Zurich (UZH)

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  • Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 08:00-08:45

    Room PLH 105 (Plattenstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich)

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  • Prize Awarded for the Bachelor Thesis "Tagging and Parsing the Lampeter Corpus of Early Modern English Tracts: Spelling Variation and Other Challenges"

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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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  • '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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