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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  • 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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  • The Swiss Centre of Irish Studies @ the Zurich James Joyce Foundation - a collaboration between the Zurich James Joyce Foundation and the UZH English Department, and supported by the Embassy of ...

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  • The book Es begann mit Scott und Shakespeare: Eine Geschichte der Anglistik an der Universität Zürich can now be bought at the Department Library or ordered at ...

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