A total of around 25,000 students and doctoral candidates will start the Autumn Semester at ETH Zurich this coming Monday. Some 3,250 Bachelor’s students will be setting out on their studies, according to the current enrolment figures. This marks an increase in the number of new students at Bachelor’s level compared to the previous year (2022: around 3,100). "We’re delighted to welcome the next generation of scientists, engineers, architects and other professionals to our university, and we hope they all get off to a successful start," says ETH Rector Günther Dissertori.
The most popular coursesAs in previous years, the most popular courses among first-year students are in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Architecture. The Bachelor’s degree programmes in Physics, Mathematics as well as Health Sciences and Technology are also attracting a lot of interest.
Among the Master’s degree programmes, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Sciences ranked high on the student popularity scale.
Matriculation for the Autumn Semester of 2023 has not yet been concluded at ETH. The final figures are determined in November of each year.