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Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

Studying in Zurich


Costs of studying at the University of Zurich
All students must be enrolled at the University of Zurich and have to pay a tuition fees for each semester. Students of the University of Zurich are entitled to Student Health Care and several other benefits. Please follow the link at right to gain more information.

Living in Switzerland is expensive, about CHF 1600.-per month for a single student, depending on accommodation costs.
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Important information for foreign students
All foreign students who intent to stay in Switzerland for more than three months need a residence permit. Without a residence permit students are not allowed to study in Switzerland. Please find more information under:



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Fees and Contributions


Foreign Students

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