University of Zurich
#41 Overall Influence

University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of Zurich , located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with its 28,000 enrolled students. It was founded in 1833 from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine which go back to 1525, and a new faculty of philosophy.

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What is University of Zurich known for?

#13 World Rank
Psychology
#15 World Rank
Physics
#23 World Rank
Chemistry
#25 World Rank
Mathematics
#28 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#32 World Rank
Philosophy
#39 World Rank
Biology
#39 World Rank
Sociology
#50 World Rank
Anthropology
#54 World Rank
Medical
#61 World Rank
Education
#66 World Rank
History
#67 World Rank
Law
#75 World Rank
Literature
#75 World Rank
Computer Science
#78 World Rank
Social Work
#90 World Rank
Economics
#94 World Rank
Religious Studies
#164 World Rank
Engineering
#182 World Rank
Political Science
#648 World Rank
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Influential People

Who are University of Zurich's Most influential alumni?

University of Zurich's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Physics, and Chemistry. University of Zurich’s most academically influential people include Albert Einstein, Jürgen Habermas, and Max Born.

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein

German-born theoretical physicist; developer of the theory of relativity

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Jürgen Habermas
Jürgen Habermas

German sociologist and philosopher

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Max Born
Max Born

German-Jewish physicist and mathematician

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Louis Agassiz
Louis Agassiz

Swiss naturalist

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Martin Buber
Martin Buber

German Jewish Existentialist philosopher and theologian

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Max von Laue
Max von Laue

German physicist

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Wilhelm Röntgen
Wilhelm Röntgen

German physicist

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Walther Hermann Nernst
Walther Hermann Nernst

German physical chemist and physicist

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Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

Swiss pedagogue and educational reformer

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Theodor Mommsen
Theodor Mommsen

German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician, archaeologist and writer

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Max Frisch
Max Frisch

Swiss playwright and novelist

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Richard von Krafft-Ebing
Richard von Krafft-Ebing

Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist and nobleman

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