General Terms and Conditions: UZH Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD Students of Ancient Languages


The Latin and Ancient Greek courses at the Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich are free of charge for UZH Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD students.

General Information

The Basic Latin, Latin II (Latinum), Basic Greek, and Greek II (Graecum) modules are run by the UZH Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and are therefore subject to the framework ordinance of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (PhF RVO) of 27 August 2018.

In accordance with the PhF RVO, these modules can be repeated once and are considered as failed after a second failed attempt at passing the exam. If the failed module is a compulsory PhF module, the student will be excluded from further study, according to §33 and be banned from the subject, according to §34 of the PhF RVO. If the failed module can be counted towards a study program at a different faculty, then the RVO of that faculty comes into force.


Please enroll during the enrollment period on the Language Center website. The closing date for enrollments is listed in each course description. Once you have received a confirmation email from the Language Center, your enrollment is binding.


You can withdraw your enrollment until the end of the enrollment period. Withdrawals must be made in writing by email to the Language Center Secretariat ( Verbal and/or written withdrawals made directly to course lecturers are not valid.

For the Grundlagen Latein module only: An additional cancellation deadline can be set in the second half of the course on consultation with the course controller. The deadlines will be communicated at the start of the course.

Course cancellations and substitution of lecturers

The Language Center reserves the right to cancel courses at short notice if enrollment numbers are too low, if a lecturer is unable to teach a course, and/or for other significant reasons. Some courses may be given by lecturers who are not listed in the course description if, for example, there are several parallel courses or if a course is taught by a substitute lecturer.