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Coats of arms of universities
Coat of arms of Zurich
district of Zurich
Map of universities
Coordinates 683 785  /  247876 coordinates: 47 ° 22 '35 "  N , 8 ° 32' 53"  O ; CH1903:  six hundred eighty-three thousand seven hundred eighty-five  /  247876
height 411  m
surface 0.56 km²
Residents 677 (2017)
Population density 1209 inhabitants / km²
BFS no. 261-012
Post Code 8001
Urban district District 1

Universities is the name of a quarter in the city of Zurich . It forms today along with the neighborhoods Lindenhof , City Hall and City the circuit 1 , the old town of Zurich.

The central buildings of the two Zurich universities, the University of Zurich and the ETH Zurich are located in an elevated position in the university quarter . The two universities also have campuses outside this quarter (Irchel campus of the university, Hönggerberg of the ETH).


  • Presidential Department of the City of Zurich, Statistics City of Zurich: Quartierpiegel Hochschulen . Zurich 2015 ( read online )

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