Initiatives @UZH

Department of Animal Welfare and 3Rs

Tierwohl & 3R

The Department of Animal Welfare and 3Rs promotes animal welfare and the 3Rs principles (replacement, reduction and refinement of animal experiments) in research and teaching at the University of Zurich.

The 3R's and the ethics of animal research

Digital Society Initiative


The Digital Society Initiative is the competence center of the University of Zurich for digital change. We promote knowledge and dialogue to the public on the subject of digitalization.

Studium Digitale

Office for Gender Equality and Diversity


The Office for Gender Equality and Diversity advises and supports other university bodies as well as staff and students on all matters pertaining to gender equlity.

Participatory Science Academy


The Participatory Science Academy promotes skills and competencies for excellent participatory work and thus enables the development of innovative and original research projects.

Citizen Science Introduction

Right Livelihood Centre of the University of Zurich


The Right Livelihood Centre of the University of Zurich, a hub between the Right Livelihood Foundation, the University of Zurich and the public, aims at making a contribution to solving global problems by bringing activism and academia together.

​​​​​​"Sustainability now!"

Sustainability Team


The Sustainability Team at UZH supports existing activities surrounding sustainability in research, teaching, and daily operations. It coordinates implementation of various measures and fosters communication between all members of the UZH community who are working toward sustainability.

Interdisziplinäre Ringvorlesung ​​​​​​"Sustainability now!"


UZH Innovation Hub


The UZH Innovation Hub is a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich. It acts as a catalyst to accelerate the development of new inventions and ideas and strengthens the transfer of innovative research and teaching to the economy and society.

Digital Ventures Leadership & Foundation

Digital Entrepreneurship Bootcamp