Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ
Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ  
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

ETH Zurich is a science and technology university with an outstanding research record. ETH Zurich is the study, research and work place of 18,000 people from 80 nations. About 350 professors in 16 departments teach mainly in the engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences areas and carry out research that is highly valued worldwide. As an internationally oriented institution of higher education and a nationally grounded one this forward-looking task is fulfilled in service to the Swiss nation.


Medicine Jun 20
Researchers from ETH Zurich and EPFL have discovered a new type of fat cell that suppresses the growth of new fat cells. This opens up new avenues for preventing obesity-related diseases. Obesity is the plague of our times.
Education May 17

Professor Lino Guzzella has decided not to seek a second term of office as President of ETH Zurich after he completes his first term on 31 December 2018.

Education Apr 13

Lifelong learning is becoming increasingly important, which is why ETH Zurich is founding a School For Continuing Education.

Computer Science Mar 22
Computer Science

Researchers from ETH Zurich are using a new method for digital timber construction in a real project for the first time.

Administration May 3

ETH ombudsperson Hugo Bretscher is resigning for personal reasons. ETH Zurich regrets this decision, and has asked the University Assembly to propose another candidate to replace him.

Physics Apr 10

Ten professors from ETH Zurich - two of them female, and eight male - have secured prestigious ERC Advanced Grants.

Earth Sciences Feb 6

The vital ozone layer has continued to deplete in recent years over the densely populated mid-latitudes and tropics, while it is recovering at the poles.

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