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School for Transdisciplinary Studies

STS Community

Cross-faculty players, departments and teams are involved in the STS Community.

Center for Reproducible Science

Open Science

The reproducibility of scientific findings is crucial for the credibility of empirical research. The objective of the Center for Reproducible Science is to train the next generation of researchers in good research practices, to develop novel methodology related to reproducibility and replicability, and to improve the quality of scientific investigation using meta-science.

Open and Reproducible Science    

Citizen Science Zurich


Citizen Science Zurich promotes skills and competencies for excellent participatory work and thus enables the development of innovative and original research projects.

Introduction to Citizen Science

Citizen Science II: From Theory to Practice

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

Initiative Geisteswissenschaften

Initiative Geisteswissenschaften

In der Initiative Geisteswissenschaften (IGW) arbeiten Forschende vor allem der geisteswissenschaftlichen Fächer an der UZH zusammen. In der Initiative wirken darüber hinaus auch Forschende aus der Medizin und den Sozialwissenschaften mit. Innerhalb der UZH bietet die IGW eine Plattform für die interdisziplinäre Verknüpfung geisteswissenschaftlicher Themen zwischen allen Fakultäten der UZH.

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: What next? Projects, renaissances, latencies"

Office for Animal Welfare and 3Rs

The Office for 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

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.

Open Science Team

Open Science

The Open Science Team is responsible for developing the University of Zurich’s strategy in the field of Open Science. It also initiates, coordinates and promotes implementation of the Open Science strategy.

Open and Reproducible Science

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.

​​​​​​Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: "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.

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: "Sustainability now!"


University Library of Zurich


The University Library of Zurich supports students and researchers with their literature and database research, audiovisual projects, data management and open data, publishing and open access, and more. The UB offers a range of courses and events as well as individual (discipline-specific) support.

STS courses: Open Access Basics, Open Data Basics, Making your data FAIR, Data Management Planning, Publishing Personal and Sensitive Data

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



The VSUZH is the public corporation of the students of the University of Zurich. As the official representative for the concerns and interests of students at the University of Zurich at the university and cantonal level, it is committed to networking the student associations and organizations of the UZH. 

Weiterführende Informationen

Cooperation with Commission UZH Interdisciplinary

The School for Transdisciplinary Studies (STS) cooperates with the Commission UZH Interdisciplinary (UZH-i).

UZH-i topical lecture series can be included in the inter-/transdisciplinary courses offered at the STS.

P-8: Digital Skills for You (DISK4U)

More about P-8: Digital Skills for You (DISK4U)

Cross-faculty courses to strengthen digital skills in teaching