The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), often known as ETH Zurich, is a public research university in Zürich, Switzerland. Its German name is Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich.
It was established by the Swiss federal government in 1854 and was designed after the Parisian École polytechnique with the declared goal of training engineers and scientists. The school’s 16 departments include a wide range of fields and courses, although its primary areas of specialisation are science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain is a grouping of public universities and research institutions run by the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education, and Research. ETH Zurich is a public university, admitting any Swiss citizen who has graduated. As of 2021, there were 24,500 students from over 120 nations, 4,460 of whom were doctorate candidates.
ETH Zurich has a stellar reputation in academics and business, ranking as one of the top 15 to 20 universities worldwide and one of the top three to five institutions in Europe. It was placed 8th globally in the 2023 QS World.
University Rankings and 11th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2022–2023. 22 Nobel laureates, two Fields Medalists, three Pritzker Prize winners, one Turing Award winner, and John von Neumann are associated with the institution. It is a founding member of the CESAER network, the IDEA League, and the International Association of Research Universities.
Bachelor’s degree programmes
All the Bachelor’s degree programmes at ETH Zurich are described on the following pages. Please refer any questions directly to the contact person listed for the individual degree programmes.
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Please note: the Bachelor’s degree programmes begin in German. In the second and third years of the programmes, some of the courses may take place in English.
Bachelor’s degree programmes are divided into the following areas:
Architecture and Civil Engineering
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Natural Sciences and Mathematics
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System-oriented Natural Sciences
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Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
Master’s degree studies
Do you want to conduct ground-breaking research, launch your own enterprise, or work in business, industry, or government? The best foundation for your future would be a master’s degree from ETH Zurich.
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One of the top technological and scientific colleges in the world is ETH Zurich. We provide our students with a dynamic atmosphere made up of individuals from more than 100 different countries.
You will have the opportunity to network with leading academics, discuss the most recent research in your area of study, and put that knowledge to use.
Personal initiative and cross-disciplinary competences
We focus on developing inter-disciplinary skills such as critical thinking and debate to prepare students for their future jobs and society. Our courses provide information and skills for their future job, while also providing them with information and skills for their future job.
ETH Zurich requires a bachelor’s degree from an institution with worldwide acclaim and superior grades to enrol in graduate programmes. Students actively explore conversation and respect intellectual and cultural diversity.
If you have questions on the content of a degree programme please contact the person responsible for the respective programme.
Please get in touch with the Admissions Office if you have any queries regarding applying for Master’s degree programmes (formal admission requirements, application procedure).
- Phone phone+41 44 632 81 00
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