Students in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program must apply to graduate in the semester in which the course of study is to be completed.

The electronic application form may be retrieved in the summary of credits in the module booking tool only during the periods specified below and is transmitted electronically.
Please note: the form may be opened only once.

Application Deadline and Dates Spring Semester 2021

Submission of the application to graduate 10-21 May 2021
Graduation Ceremony for Master’s and Doctoral degrees 
06 October 2021
Graduation Ceremony for Bachelor's degrees 
07 October 2021

Application Deadline and Dates Fall Semester 2021

Submission of the application to graduate 08-19 November 2021
Graduation Ceremony for Master’s and Doctoral degrees
09 March 2022

Graduation Ceremony for Bachelor’s degrees

10 March 2022

Recognition and Acceptance of Academic Achievements at Other Universities

Requests for the transfer of credits must be made as soon as possible after receipt of the transcript of records from the host university. Requests for the transfer of credits from the current semester must be made to the Student Advisory Services/Mobility Office no later than 19 August 2021. You can find more information about the transfer procedure under Credit Transfer.

Recognition and Acceptance of Language Courses

Language certificates that you acquired from the spring semester 2016 will be transmitted to the Faculty of Law automatically at the end of each semester and shown in your transcript of records. You do not need to do anything else.
Language certificates that you acquired before the spring semester 2016 must be submitted in person in the original to the Service Desk of the Dean's Office within the following deadlines, to ensure that they are credited to the transcript of records within the respective semester:
-    For the spring semester: no later than 30 June
-    For the fall semester: no later than 10 January

Registration for the Next Semester after Applying to Graduate

Students in a Bachelor’s degree program enroll for the Master’s degree program. Please request a change of degree program/study program via "My Requests" in the student portal. In the event of not passing the Bachelor’s degree, students are automatically relegated to the Bachelor's degree program. The form for applying to graduate must be resubmitted in the following semester.

Students who are graduating and do not plan to continue studying at the University of Zurich must apply for withdrawal by March 15 or October 15 at the latest. Students who fail graduation must inform the Student Administration Office immediately to cancel the withdrawal, otherwise reapplying to graduate in the following semester won't be possible.

Click on the website of the Student Administration Office of the University of Zurichfor more information on enrollment and semester fees.