Please observe the guidelines concerning the recognition of academic achievement by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Before the Student Exchange: Credit-Transfer Agreement
Before starting the student exchange, a credit-transfer agreement should be concluded with the Student Advisory Service. If possible, please inform the Student Advisor during your first meeting with them which modules in your course of study you would like to substitute with which modules at your host university.
After the Student Exchange: Request for Recognition of Academic Achievement
As soon as you receive a transcript of records from the host university, you should send the following documents to to Student Advisory Service:
If you plan to earn credit outside the University of Zurich in the last semester of your studies, consult the Administrative Administrative Head of Department of Philosophy in good time about the relevant deadlines.
The Office of Student Affairs decides any questions about the recognition of academic achievement. Recognized academic achievement will appear in your summary of credits and in your transcript of records.
Applications for credit to be transferred to your philosophy studies must be sent by post to the Student Advisory Service. Credit cannot be accepted if the corresponding academic achievement has already been credited towards a degree or qualification.
A request for the recognition of academic achievement cannot be considered without the following information and documents: