Welcome to the English Department of the University of Zurich!

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Note: Many courses will be taught online; others will be taught online with some classroom elements. More information is available in the course catalog.

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

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  • Monday, November 9, 2020, 10.15 – 11.45 h on Zoom

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  • Thursday, November 5th 2020

    14.00 - 15.45

    Lecture on Zoom Meeting

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  • Monday, 2 November 2020, 14:00 to 15:30 h on Zoom

    (see link and access details in flyer)

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  • 24. Oktober 2020 – 14.00 Uhr / Robinson-Bibliothek im Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil-Jona

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  • You can find the slides for the Erstsemestrigentag here.

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