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Interesting news about mobility, internship announcements, (summer) job offers, information about research projects, lectures, events and other news from the IPZ - from now on, the Teaching Team will inform you about everything that is still exciting about studying at the IPZ via our mailing list for students. Subscribe to the list here and spread the word!



Contact: (Hanno Degner, Naome Czisch)

Welcome Day - Welcome to the IPZ

Dear First Semester Students

The Welcome Day took place on Thursday, 14.09.23. Please find our invitation and the programme, which we have sent to you by post, here (German only):

Please find the Powerpoint slides of the Welcome Day presentations here:

We wish you a good start at UZH!

Team Teaching IPZ

Career talks

With the support of the IPZ, the student representation POLITO organizes every year the well-established networking event «Career Talks». Alumn:ae introduce themselves and their professional positions. Afterwards, they will also be available to answer questions and talk to the audience whilst enjoying a small aperitif. A direct impression of the great career paths that can be pursued from the IPZ!

Looking back - Career talks 2023


Graduation ceremony

Each autumn, our institute organizes a ceremony for graduates to celebrate the successful completion of their BA, MA or doctoral theses.
For the best theses at all three levels, the graduates receive a prize.

Graduation ceremony 2023

Graduation ceremony 2022

Go your own way with Political Science - Portrait of graduates


Political science opens up versatile career paths

We are proud to present our brand new graduates' brochure 2023 - a joint effort! It contains 12 personal interviews with IPZ alumni and alumnae and shows how good and diverse the career prospects are with a degree in Political Science. It also confirms our previous and ongoing commitment, be it through the MA focal points, the Capstones, various networking events, in the methods project or in the expansion of our Master's internship programme.

Graduate Brochure 2023 (PDF, 3 MB)

Graduate Brochure 2018 (PDF, 2 MB)