University of Zurich

University of Zurich (Universität Zürich) is one of 14 universities included in U-Multirank for Switzerland. University of Zurich is a very large public university located in Zurich with 27164 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1833. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the University of Zurich is a comprehensive institution. It offers programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. The graduation rate of University of Zurich is 54,11 (bachelors) and 75,4 (masters). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the University of Zurich is strongest in Research. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 15 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zurich
Switzerland
+41 44 634 11 11

https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en.html

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Compare University of Zurich to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduation rate

54.11

%
C

0

100

Masters graduation rate

75.4

%
C

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

44.35

%
D

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

62.68

%
D

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

3

%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

4

%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

0

100

Graduation rate long first degree

0

100

Research
Score
Grade
Other universities

Citation rate

1.37

A

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

20,076

A

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.746

A

0

13.53

External research income

76.05

A

0

282.88

Art related output

0

1.99

Top cited publications

15.4

%
A

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

8.2

C

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

10.27

%
B

0

100

Strategic research partnerships

158

Professional publications

59

B

0

4,589.01

Open Access Publications

22

A

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
Other universities

Co-publications with industrial partners

6.8

%
A

0

29.9

Income from private sources

33.18

A

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

115

A

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

4.273

A

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

32.174

%
A

0

100

Spin-offs

2.06

D

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

1.8

%
A

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

1.45

%
C

0

100

Graduate companies

0

81.5

International Orientation
Score
Grade
Other universities

Foreign language bachelor programmes

7.81

%
D

0

100

Foreign language master programmes

40.87

%
B

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Student mobility

0.07

C

0

1

International academic staff

45.6

%
A

0

100

International joint publications

69.6

%
A

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

45.09

%
A

0

100

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduates working in the region

62.5

%
B
between 50% and 75%

Master graduates working in the region

52.5

%
B
between 50% and 75%

Student internships in the region

0

100

Regional joint publications

25.6

%
B

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

28

%
B

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

15.8

C

General
Score
Grade
Other universities

Female academic staff

44

%
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