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UZH for Students

Living in Zurich

Getting around in Zurich

Public transportation in the city of Zurich is dense and well planned, and residents can get around by bus, streetcar, regional train - even by boat. There is a discount for students under the age of 25. Bicycles are an inexpensive alternative to public transportation. You can find more information about getting around in the city on website of the City of Zurich, where there are maps for pedestrians or cyclists, walking tours, and other information:

To the website of the City of Zurich (in German)
Interactive map of Zurich
Interactive map for walking and bicycle routes in Zurich

Leisure and Entertainment

There is a vast amount of things you can do in Zurich. Apart from internationally renowned institutions, such as the opera house (Opernhaus), the theatre (Schauspielhaus) or the concert hall (Tonhalle), there is a great variety of smaller venues providing abundant entertainment with concerts, theaters, art exhibits – or with movies at reduced rates on Mondays.

Opernhaus Zurich
Schauspielhaus Zurich
Tonhalle Zurich
Museums of Zurich (in German)


"Züritipp", a supplement to the newspaper Tages-Anzeiger, publishes each Thursday a detailed calendar of events. Websites like "" or "" provide an overview of parties and other events in Zurich.