Course fees

UZH and ETH Bachelor’s, Master’s, and exchange students


Bachelor’s, Master’s, and exchange students at UZH and ETH Zurich are required to pay a course fee of CHF 80 for each semester course, or CHF 100 for a German as a foreign language intensive course. 

Courses which make up a fixed, compulsory part of a study program, and all Latin and Ancient Greek courses, are free of charge.

There is no fee for courses that are fully funded by an organization of the UZH or ETH Zurich.

(Statutes of the Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich of 1 August 2020 regarding §11 Fees; Appendix relating to target groups as in § 2 lit. a.)

UZH and ETH Zurich PhD/doctoral students, staff, MAS students, and alumni, as well as members of the Zurich University of Teacher Education (PHZH) and Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)


UZH and ETH Zurich PhD/doctoral students, staff, MAS students, and alumni, as well as members of the Zurich University of Teacher Education (PHZH) and Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) are required to pay a course fee that covers the Language Center’s costs. 

(Statutes of the Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich of 1 August 2020 regarding §11 Fees; Appendix relating to target groups as in § 2 lit. b, d, e, f)