University of Zürich

WORLD RANK

2011-12
61

Zurich, Switzerland

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    61.9
  • Teaching
    56.7
  • International outlook
    87.4
  • Industry income
    43.5
  • Research
    45.9
  • Citations
    78.4

Modern Zürich dates from 1833, the first university in Europe not founded by a monarch or the Church. Some 2,000 academics in 140 special institutes provide a full range of courses for around 24,000 students, as well as maintaining an international research reputation in a broad field from anthropology to zoology.