Students at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics are active in various organizations. The Student Association of the Faculty is the official student representative to the Faculty committees.
Student Association of the Faculty
The Association is made up of students in all semesters studying Business and Economics at the University of Zurich, from the assessment level to Master's candidates. With over 40 active members, it is one of the largest and most active associations at the University of Zurich.
"The goal of the Student Association of the Faculty is to pave the way for the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich to become one of the leading institutes of higher education for Business and Economics in Europe through influence and support of the student body. We want to promote students' identification with the University and offer our members the opportunity to actively take the knowledge gained through their studies and put it to use in our organization, further develop their soft skills, and explore their creativity."
Policy and projects
The Student Association of the Faculty is the link between the University and the student body. Through representation on various committees and its own initiatives, it actively helps shape University policy.
In all projects, the students are the focus, be it as a representative of student interests to the Executive Board of the University or as an organizer of different events such as the freshers' event.
The Student Association also publishes the tradition-rich OecNews newspaper, which has appeared semiannually for over 40 years now. It informs students about many aspects of university life and reports on current economic issues. The OecNews has a circulation of 5,000 and is also the official publication of the OEC ALUMNI UZH.
The ICU is an association for Informatics students at the University of Zurich. The association provides a platform for students in the areas of technology, events and studies. Its goal is to create an enjoyable atmosphere for the approximately 160 active (student) members and 40 passive (alumni) members so that the students can enjoy and successfully complete their studies.