University Research Priority Programs

In order to underpin its position among the world’s leading research institutions, the University of Zurich has established its University Research Priority Programs (URPP). The URPP create and promote academic networks in selected areas of research and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in areas of research that benefit society.

Watch the video to find out how UZH's University Research Priority Programs have triggered sustainable developments and established themselves as successful funding programs.

University Research Priority Programs II - 2013-2024 (Video: MELS)

 

Current deadlines

 

16 September - 17 October: Planned submission timeframe for Budget 2023 (Allevo), Positions 2023, Forecast 2 2022

 

Current URPP

In January 2021, the five new URPP of the third series started their work. The projects were presented in more detail during an online kick-off event on March 23, 2021.

Presentations Kick-Off Event (PDF, 18 MB)

All ongoing University Research Priority Programs

Former URPP

  • Asia and Europe
  • Ethics
  • Finance and Financial Markets
  • Foundations of Human Social Behavior:
    Altruism and Egoism
  • Integrative Human Physiology
  • Systems Biology / Functional Genomics