Located in Zurich, the University shifted to PH Zurich area in Europaallee near the main railway station.
The University campus has 3,400 people studying in PH Zurich, 600 lecturers and scientific employees, 230 employees in the administrative, technical and operational capabilities working for them.
At PH Zurich, there is a large range of courses for teacher’s education for pre-primary, primary and secondary school level. Many of these are taught in English.
The campus has the following facilities:
Students are entitled to use the sports facilities of the University of Zurich.
An accommodation agency provides addresses and numbers of private landlords to newly enrolled students.
The addresses and telephone numbers of available accommodation are provided only on personal application at the counter:
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9 to 11 h, 12.30 to 15 h
Tel. +41 44 632 20 37
University accommodation agency
ETH accommodation agency
There you can also obtain a very helpful accommodation bulletin with a directory of student hostels.
Cost of Living
Living costs in Switzerland and in Zurich are relatively high even by international standards – i.e., CHF 1500 per month (approx. EUR 1400) depending on individual needs and activities.
Here is an estimate of the expenses:
CHF 420 to 650 (room in a student hostel or shared flat)
Food (incl. mensa meals)
Transport (tram, bus)
CHF 100 to 170
CHF 1500 to 1800
Zurich Tuition Fees
The following tuition and semester fees are charged, in accordance with the Fee Ordinance of the ETH Domain (Swiss and non-Swiss students alike):
Tuition fee: CHF 580 per semester
The tuition fee covers the enrolment of all courses. This fees is payable every semester of the Bachelor’s course and the semester of writing a thesis during a Master’s course.
Students who enroll first for a Bachelor’s and then directly for Master's program are charged with only one tuition fee. Students who are enrolled in more than one study program (additional enrolment in a different program) have to pay the tuition fees for each enrolment.
Type of fee
Total compulsory semester fee
* 1CHF(swiss franc) = INR67.23(as per october2016)
Advising & Counseling
More than 40 experts are available to help, support and offer advice on personal institutional development processes and projects.
Head teachers: leadership, in-service training at your school, consulting on role definition and conflict situations
School authorities: implementation of reforms and school development projects, training and consulting
Teachers & professionals: support in professional practice, counseling for individuals
Counseling and Information Services phone (German)
Phone +41 43 305 50 50
Mon–Fri from 15 to 18h
Address: Lagerstrasse 2, 8090 Zürich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 433055555