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Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

About us


Welcome adress of the dean

Zurich is the most important center for higher education in Switzerland and one of the world's most popular university sites. Students and researchers at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich know what awaits them: one of Europe's leading faculties and a city where the quality of life is among the best in the world.


Mission Statement

Our research, teaching and day-to-day activities are founded on four pillars of our mission statement. For the development period 2020-2025, the Faculty defined eight strategic goals.


Facts and figures

The Faculty has around 4900 students from 120 countries. One third of the students are female. Around 100 professors from 80 countries research and teach in four departments, three university research priority programs, six centers of competence and dozens of research centers.



The Faculty Council, the Faculty Board and the Faculty Assembly form the most important bodies of the Faculty of Business, Economic and Informatics and are chaired by the Dean. They meet several times a semester and deal with important business either conclusively or in preparation for forwarding to university committees.


Dean's Office

The Dean's Office provides central services for students and departments related to Faculty operations and supports the Faculty Council in performing its functions.


Our Departments

The four departments of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics form the central entities concerning research, teaching and academic career development. They define the direction and interdisciplinary environment of our Faculty.


Open positions

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics is continuously looking for outstanding individuals who have proven expertise in research and teaching in their field.



The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics was split off from the Faculty of Law and Political Science in 1992, making it the newest faculty at the University of Zurich.