Faculty of Medicine


About the Faculty

The largest Faculty of Medicine in Switzerland

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich has 2’600 students, of which 220 complete the federal examinations in human medicine and 40 in dentistry every year. More than 700 academic staff are actively involved in the teaching activities. The Faculty of Medicine of Zurich is the largest of the five Swiss medical faculties.

Two outstanding universities, the University of Zurich and the ETH (Federal Institute of Technology), work together in several areas and make of Zurich a leading centre of research and education, with a unique potential for attracting scientists from all over Europe and beyond.