With the clearly defined structure of its courses of study, the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich provides a high-quality, internationally compatible education. It was one of the first medical schools in Europe to implement the Bologna model.
The Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich undergoes regular evaluations of its performance in teaching, research and continuing education.
In human medicine, the program of study consists of a three-year Bachelor’s degree and a three-year Master’s degree. For the Swiss Federal degree with a Swiss physician’s diploma, a Master’s degree from the University is required.
The program of study in dentistry is divided into a three-year Bachelor’s degree and a two-year Master’s degree.
Since 2008, the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich has also offered a course of study in chiropractic in accordance with the new Swiss law on medical professions.
Together with other universities in Europe and the United States, the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich maintains and promotes an intensive student exchange program.