Ask not what your University can do for you - ask what you can do for your University: VAUZ ❤ to advance your (academic) career - be part of your University profession and join us today!

Dear colleague,

the VAUZ wishes you a successful start into the fall semester 2019! We hope to be able to count on you as a VAUZ member also this year!

All best wishes, your VAUZ

You are currently employed at University of Zurich as a research assistant? Or you are a PhD student in the process of writing your doctoral thesis? Perhaps you are even holding a PostDoc position?

In any of those cases, you have just arrived at exactely the right association.

The Association of doctoral students, post docs and scientific employees of the University of Zurich, is here to represent the interests of the academic mid-level staff vis-à-vis the University and the public. On this site you will find relevant information about the VAUZ, our political activities and our services.

You have questions concerning the organization of your life in Zurich? Contact the UZH International Scholars Center- it is specialized in giving useful practical advice - even before your arrival in Zurich!

Newly arrived in Zurich—and now looking for interesting connections in Zurich and its University?

We are the association for all "Mittelbau" employees (= doctoral students, post docs and scientific employees) of the University and provide you with lots of information. E.g. about possibilities on how to participate in University politics or about Mittelbau events for exchange and networking, both academic and social. In case you have questions concerning your employment, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us!