Exchange Students

We warmly welcome all informatics exchange students at the University of Zurich!

Starting at a new university in a new city, a new culture, and with a new language, may be challenging. Our buddies will support you during this phase. We can help you with…

  • Bring you closer to the student community
  • Show you around in Zurich
  • Answer your questions regarding lectures and organizational stuff
  • Help you adjust to the new situation

Your buddy will not…

  • Pick you up at the airport
  • Organize an accommodation
  • Help you with subject-specific questions

If you want to participate at our buddy program, please send us an email to

exchange at

including your home university, your arrival date, whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, and your questions if you already have.

We are your buddies:

Have a great start and enjoy your time at the University of Zurich!