B.Sc. On Campus


University of Zurich

36 months
1312 EUR/year
1312 EUR/year
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The study of Physics at University of Zurich offers students a broad foundational education in experimental and theoretical Physics, which includes practical experience in measurement techniques and experimental methods as well as knowledge of Mathematics and applied Informatics.


Studying Physics is a good start in science: physics acts as a foundation for the majority of natural sciences. 

The most important prerequisites for studies are an interest in the fundamental questions of nature, enthusiasm and a little ability. 

University of Zurich can offer you a broad basic education in experimental and theoretical physics that also covers practical experience in measurement engineering, experimental methods and training in mathematics and application-oriented information technology. 

Career options

The studies prepare physicists not only for scientific research. 

On completion of their degree they are also very much in demand in business, banks and insurance companies, as research managers or patent lawyers, in telecommunications and optical firms, etc., as system analysts and all-rounders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Physics
  • Lab Physics
  • Mechanical Workshop
  • Scientific Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The following conditions must be fulfilled for the holder of a non-Swiss upper secondary school-leaving certificate:

  • The sole educational objective of the upper secondary school was to prepare students to study at university level. In addition, the school-leaving certificate must represent the general higher education entrance qualification in its country of origin.

  • In terms of the educational content and duration of education, the school-leaving certificate must correspond to a Swiss maturity certificate (gymnasialer Maturitätsausweis). 

  • Depending on the type of certificate, the University of Zurich may determine that the prospective student must have achieved a minimum overall grade.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1312 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    1312 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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