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

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

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  • Thursday, November 11, 2019 - 12.15-13.45h (room PLH-E-5)

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  • Friday, 8 November - Conference Day 1

    09:30 - 16:30 University of Zurich, Zentrum, K02-F-152, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zürich

    18:45 - 21:00 Screening + Discussion, Of Fathers ...

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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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  • Informationsveranstaltung des International Relations Office

    03.10. / 10.10. / 31.10. / 07.11. / 14.11.

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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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  • The information regarding the Lehrdiplom with English as a first (or only) and as a second (or additional) teaching subject has been updated.

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