Dies academicus

dies academicus


Dies academicus, the founding day of the University of Zurich, is the festive highlight of UZH's annual calendar.

The celebration always takes place on the last Saturday in April. At the ceremony, outstanding personalities are honored with the award of honorary doctorates, permanent honorary senators of the UZH are appointed, and prizes are awarded for outstanding scientific work.


The upcoming Dies academicus will take place on April 29, 2023.