Welcome to the English Department of the University of Zurich!

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

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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  • Due to the current restrictions caused by COVID-19, door opening times will be amended from Monday 16th November. Both PET and PLH will be open from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. (Monday to Friday).

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  • Deadline: Friday, November 20, 10 a.m.

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

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  • University of Zurich, 14 and 15 May 2021

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