- Foreign qualifications recognized by the University of Zurich must primarily be based on general education.
- Must represent the highest possible graduation diploma from a high school or secondary school in the respective country and entitle students to a place at any university faculty and to any field of study in that country.
- Proficiency in German and English
The curriculum consists of compulsory core elective and elective courses. All students studying economics, business administration, and information technology take the Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I modules (9 credits each) during their assessment level. The compulsory program in the third and fourth semesters includes the follow-up Microeconomics II and Macroeconomics II modules (4.5 credits each).