The aki is the official Catholic Student Chaplaincy in Zurich. We understand the word “Catholic” in our name to mean that we welcome students from all around the world, of all faiths and none, who are looking for meaningful encounters and exchange with other students, for the opportunity to share their experiences, questions, joys, doubts and challenges with others in an environment of sympathy and trust. Our house and park are open to all students for study, relaxation and socializing. As a student community we regularly organize a wide variety of events.
The abbreviation “aki” stands short for “Akademikerhaus”, which was the name given to this chaplaincy when it was first instituted in 1918. Since its inception this chaplaincy and student community is characterized by the following four points: