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Your Representative Body Organization of the UZH - Welcome!
VAUZ (Association of Junior Researchers of the University of Zurich) is the Representative Body Association of Junior Researchers of the University of Zurich.
All UZH assistants, doctoral students, senior assistants, and postdocs belonging to the UZH representative body are welcome and can get involved in VAUZ.
With VAUZ, you can voice your concerns and help shape a safe, positive and professional working environment for UZH early career researchers.
There are four representative body associations at UZH. They represent the respective members of the UZH bodies. VAUZ is the organization of mid-level faculty staff, consisting of all UZH PhD students, postdocs, assistants and senior assistants in temporary training and on qualification positions. The VAUZ coordinates and represents the concerns and interests of more than 7000 members of the UZH body of Junior Researchers vis-à-vis the UZH and other stakeholders. And the VAUZ organizes the election of delegates to university and other committees.
Commitment to improving the position of UZH mid-level faculty staff
Elected delegates of the representative body of junior researchers to UZH committees and commissions
Delegates 2022-2024 (24.02.2023)
Free Seats of the Representative Body of Junior Researchers in UZH Committees
Run for Seats of the Representative Body of Junior Researchers in UZH Committees
Hand over an Office
UZH Graduate Campus
Jointly, VAUZ and UZH Graduate Campus offer a wide range of opportunities for UZH PhD students, postdocs, assistants and senior assistants.
While VAUZ is responsible for ensuring that junior researchers have a say in university politics, both VAUZ and UZH Graduate Campus support initiatives of early career researchers for exchange, networking, events, further education and financial support.
03.02.2023 Newsletter UZH Graduate Campus – Calls for Grants, Schools & Contests
VAUZ Meeting Fund
VAUZ administrates a conference fund to promote networking among mid-level faculy staff of the University of Zurich. The resources for this fund come from the University of Zurich.
UZH - Association of Junior Researchers of the University of Zurich - VAUZ Tagungsfonds (Meeting Fund)