Welcome to the Department of Chemistry
We are committed to offering students an excellent education in chemistry and chemistry-related areas through our Bachelor (BSc), Masters (MSc) and PhD programs. Unique for Switzerland, we offer in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics, a master program in business chemistry.
Our broad and interdisciplinary research programs mirror very well the enthusiasm felt by all our research groups for their subject areas, and their excitement in carrying scientific discoveries into neighbouring disciplines.
|Prof. Henning Jessen (till September 2015 Professor at the Department of Chemistry of UZH) recieved the Ruzicka-Preis 2015. The prize is awarded by the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences of ETH Zurich.|
The Ružička Prize is awarded annually to a young researcher for an outstanding piece of published work in the field of general chemistry.
|Prof. Gilles Gasser just published a VIP article in Angewandte Chemie on |
"Highly Charged Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes as Lysosome-Localized Photosensitizers for Two-Photon Photodynamic Therapy".Link to the Article
|Prof. Roland K.O. Sigel just published a VIP Paper in Angewandte Chemie on|
"Protonation-Dependent Base Flipping at Neutral pH in the Catalytic Triad of a Self-Splicing Bacterial Group II Intron"Link to the Article
|Prof. Madhavi Krishnan just published an article in Natur Nanotechnology on |
Information storage and retrieval in a single levitating colloidal particle
|Wasserspalten mit Leidenschaft - Ein Artikel über Greta Patzke und ihre Forschung im TagesAnzeiger link zum Artikel|
|PostDoc initiative successfully launched the 1st Post-Doc Conference and the PostDoc Club Zurich >>more|
|David Tilley, Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry has received an SNSF-Assistant-Professr Energy grant. >>more|
|Emeritus Professor Dr. Hans-Jürgen Hansen passed away on 28th April 2015. >> more|
|Henning Jacob Jessen has received an SNF-Professorship. We congratulate Henning!|
Gilles Gasser, SNF-Professor at UZH will receive the Alfred Werner Medal in 2015! The prize is awarded by the SCG with the aim to honour outstanding young scientists.
Dr. S. David Tilley was elected as Assistant Professor with «tenure track» for Molecular
Approachs to Renewable Energies. He worked at EPFL since 2009. Since Ocotober 2014 he has his laboratories at the Departement of Chemistry of UZH.