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The University of Zurich (UZH) with its 26,000 enrolled students is Switzerland's largest university. Founded in the year 1833, UZH was Europe's first university to be established by a democratic political system; today, UZH is one of the foremost universities in the German-speaking world. Made up of seven faculties covering some 100 different subject areas, the University offers a wide variety of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. In addition, UZH's continuing education programs offer excellent learning opportunities. The academic excellence of the University of Zurich brings benefits to both the public and the private sectors not only in the Canton of Zurich, but throughout Switzerland. Knowledge is shared in a variety of ways: in addition to granting the general public access to its twelve museums and many of its libraries, the University makes findings from cutting-edge research available to the public in accessible and engaging lecture series and panel discussions.

The University of Zurich offers holders of a recognized Master's degree the possibility to earn a "Teaching Diploma for Upper Secondary Education" in their discipline. The degree program equips students with the pedagogical skills required to teach at an upper secondary school in Switzerland. The teaching diploma is recognized by the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK), meaning holders are qualified to teach their subject in the whole of Switzerland. ### The University of Zurich offers a wide range of continuing education courses. From individual day courses to MAS courses of study over several years with renowned international institutions: all of the courses on offer meet the University of Zurich's highest quality standards.

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