Living in Zurich

Most of the information about living and studying in Zurich may be found on the website of the Global Student Experience. Find these information here

On this website we will provide you with information specific from the Faculty of Law:

Introduction event

In addition to the introduction event organised by the Global Student Experience, at the beginning of the exchange semester, a mandatory introductory event is held by the faculty, during which the exchange students receive all important information pertaining to their studies at RWF UZH (e.g. exams, module booking etc.). Place and date of the event will be published in due course.

Housing

The Faculty of Law offers rooms at the Ius Alumni House. However there are only 16 rooms available.  

Alternatively, you can organize your own accommodation where the Housing Office of the UZH/ETH can support you. General information can be found here

Finance

General information about the living expenses in Zurich can be found here.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists 

The Swiss government awards postgraduate scholarships to foreign researchers through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).

For detailed information on the application procedure and requirements please visit the website of the SERI (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation).
Applicants should complete the form on the right hand side and submit it together with the requested attachments to the e-mail-address provided on the form.

Social Activities

Buddy Program RWF UZH

The Faculty of Law, in cooperation with the student association SI-Recht, organizes a Buddy Program for exchange students. You will have the opportunity to meet Swiss law students and other exchange students! Further information on registration and events can be found here

Erasmus Student Network Zürich (ESN)

ESN organizes many events for exchange students in Zurich! Be it excursions, pub nights or cultural events. Further information can be found here.

Sports

Academic Sports Association Zurich (ASVZ)

Do you enjoy physical exercise? Do you want to get or stay in shape and improve your quality of life? Then the Academic Sports Association Zurich (ASVZ) is the right place for you. The ASVZ and its wide range of sports facilities and activities are open to the entire university community. Its offers include traditional sports as well as various new and exciting kinds of sports.
www.asvz.ch