FAQ for Students

Status 21.09.2021, 14:00 pm

The following FAQ supplements the FAQ website provided by UZH with frequent questions about regulations and processes within the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics.

 

Latest information

The following is always a list of the latest questions. However, you will find all questions sorted by topic further down on this page.

Mailing from the Dean's Office on 21 September 2021

The following e-mail has been sent to all students enrolled in Major or Minor at the Faculty:

E-Mail for students «Start of HS21» (PDF, 133 KB)

Mailing from the Dean's Office on 29 July 2021

The following e-mail has been sent to all students enrolled in Major or Minor at the Faculty:

E-Mail for students «Information fall semester 21» (PDF, 57 KB)

 

General

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

If you have any questions about the individual modules, please contact the module coordinator or the lecturer directly.

The Dean's Office can be reached by email or phone. For the submission of documents and for questions of a all kinds, please send an e-mail to deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch

The telephone hours for inquiries about the studies (except for questions regarding Master's admission and credit transfer) are as follows:

Mornings: Mon, Thu, Fri 09.30-11.30 a.m.
At noon: Tue, 11.00-13.00 a.m.
In the evenings: Wed, 17.00-18.00 p.m.

Phone: +41 44 634 21 24

You can find the contact persons of the Dean's Office on our website

 

 

How do I get information relevant to my studies?

Please check and read your e-mails you receive at your UZH e-mail address every day. All information relevant to your studies will be sent to this address. It is the student's responsibility to read and process this information accordingly. Sent out e-mails are considered as delivered information, regardless of whether you read the e-mails or not. There are no exceptions or leeway here. It is therefore, absolutely essential that you read your e-mails well so that you receive all important information on examinations and other processes in good time and can act accordingly.

Will my module take place online or on-site?

In the fall semester 2021 teaching at UZH will again be largely regular, i.e. without significant capacity restrictions and distance regulations. This means that courses and examinations will increasingly take place on site again. You will find the information on how the individual modules are scheduled in the course catalogue as per module booking start on 17 August 2021.

 

Online examinations

What technical infrastructure do I need to have ready for the online examinations?

All information about the technical requirements for online examinations can be found by clicking on the following link: Infrastructure Online Examinations

How do digital examinations ensure honest answers and that students do not collaborate or seek unauthorized help?

We assume that all students follow the rules of honest academic work (see also section 11.2 of the program regulations), i.e. that they comply with the code of honor (just as we do with all written work, the processing of which we cannot monitor in detail either).

As with any other written work, any violation of the code of honor in online examinations is subject to disciplinary action. This applies both to students who have made unauthorized use of external help and to students who have given unauthorized help.

Checklist for documentation of technical problems

All information about the documentation of technical problems during online examinations can be found by clicking on the following link: Procedure for technical problems occurring during online examinations

 

Processes regarding study

Please submit petitions digitally as PDF by e-mail to deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch Please only use your UZH email address for this purpose. For further information about the submission of petitions, please visit our website.

Theses business and economics: How does the topic allocation work?

Please contact deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch if you want to start your thesis. You will receive your topic and deadline by e-mail within two working days. Furthermore, the general regulations and guidelines on our website still apply:  ww.oec.uzh.ch/en/studies/general/theses

Theses business and economics: How does the submission of the thesis work?

From now on, you can submit your thesis as a PDF file by e-mail to deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch. We will confirm the submission and forward it to your supervising professor.

Theses informatics: How does the topic allocation work?

Fill out the registration form for your thesis and send it to studies@ifi.uzh.ch. We will then obtain confirmation from the supervising professor and confirm the starting and submission dates.

Furthermore, the general rules and regulations on our websites still apply: www.oec.uzh.ch/en/studies/general/theses
www.ifi.uzh.ch/en/studies/bsc-info
www.ifi.uzh.ch/en/studies/msc-info

Theses informatics: How does the submission of the thesis work?

From now on, you can submit your thesis as a PDF file by e-mail to studies@ifi.uzh.ch. We will confirm the submission and forward it to your supervising professor.

How does the digital theses process work via OLAT?

If you already use the digital process of writing your thesis via OLAT nothing will change for you. Your supervising professor will tell you whether you can use this process or not.

How does the registration for graduation work?

From now on, you can submit the graduation form by e-mail to deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch. The deadlines and requirements according to our website still apply: www.oec.uzh.ch/en/studies/general/graduation

PhD business and economics: How does the registration for graduation work?

Please submit all documents digitally to deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch

PhD informatics: How does the registration for graduation work?

If you have any questions, please contact Karin Sigg by e-mail: sigg@ifi.uzh.ch

 

Petitions / Appeals / Recourses

How to proceed regarding petitions / appeals / recourses?

Submit your applications digitally in letter form by e-mail to deansoffice@oec.uzh.ch. Furthermore, the guidelines on the form and content of applications on the following website still apply:  www.oec.uzh.ch/en/studies/general/petitions

 

For Informatics students: Further processes

Independent-study modules (Master’s Basic Module, Master-Project, Independent Study):

Fill in the application form for your independent-study module and send it to studies@ifi.uzh.ch. We will then obtain the confirmation from the supervising professor and confirm receipt. Furthermore, the general regulations and guidelines on our website still apply:

www.ifi.uzh.ch/en/studies/bsc-info
www.ifi.uzh.ch/en/studies/msc-info

What do I have to do if I want to do a Informatics Practical Training?

Fill out the application form for the informatics practical training and send it together with the project description to studies@ifi.uzh.ch. We will then check your application and give you a feedback within 2 weeks. Furthermore, the general rules and regulations on our website still apply: www.ifi.uzh.ch/en/studies/bsc-info

 

Communication – What was communicated to the students?

Mailing from the Dean's Office on 21 September 2021

The following e-mail has been sent to all students enrolled in Major or Minor at the Faculty:

E-Mail for students «Start of HS21» (PDF, 133 KB)

Mailing from the Dean's Office on 29 July 2021

The following e-mail has been sent to all students enrolled in Major or Minor at the Faculty:

E-Mail for students «Information fall semester 21» (PDF, 57 KB)