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ETH Zurich

Location

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich Switzerland

Ranking

# 9QS World University Rankings

Tuitionfee

$1460Average tuition fee

About ETH Zurich

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ETH Zurich is one of the world's leading universities in science and technology and is known for its cutting-edge research and innovation. It was established in 1855 as the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School, and a century and a half later the university can count 21 Nobel laureates, 2 Fields Medalists, 3 Pritzker Prize winners, and 1 Turing Award winner as alumni, including the great Albert Einstein himself.

The university, officially called the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in English, has 16 departments that offer academic education and conduct scientific research in subjects ranging from engineering and architecture to chemistry and physics.

Education at ETH Zurich combines solid theory with practical application, and most degree programs build on strong mathematical foundations. For undergraduates the main teaching language is German, while most master's programs and doctoral studies are in English.

Located in Zurich, Switzerland's largest city, ETH Zurich has two main locations: in downtown Zurich and on a modern campus built on a hill in the outskirts of the town. Students at ETH face an intensive workload, but they can still find time for cultural and other leisure activities and for attending the many regular symposia and conferences on campus, where some of the best minds in science come to speak.

ETH students like to exercise their bodies as well as their minds, and there is a wealth of various sports on offer on campus. The largest annual event is the SOLA relay race , taking place in 14 sections over a total distance of 140 kilometers. More than 900 teams have been known to take part at once in the annual spectacle.

Since the 1880s, students have also been able to show off their best moves at the Polyball, a classic ball event, featuring live music by several orchestras and bands. Every November, 10,000 dancers, music-lovers and partygoers descend on ETH’s extensively decorated main building for what is usually an unforgettable night.

 

About ETH Zurich

For COVID-19 information please visit: https://ethz.ch/services/en/news-and-events/coronavirus.html

ETH Zurich is one of the world's leading universities in science and technology and is known for its cutting-edge research and innovation. It was established in 1855 as the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School, and a century and a half later the university can count 21 Nobel laureates, 2 Fields Medalists, 3 Pritzker Prize winners, and 1 Turing Award winner as alumni, including the great Albert Einstein himself.

The university, officially called the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in English, has 16 departments that offer academic education and conduct scientific research in subjects ranging from engineering and architecture to chemistry and physics.

Education at ETH Zurich combines solid theory with practical application, and most degree programs build on strong mathematical foundations. For undergraduates the main teaching language is German, while most master's programs and doctoral studies are in English.

Located in Zurich, Switzerland's largest city, ETH Zurich has two main locations: in downtown Zurich and on a modern campus built on a hill in the outskirts of the town. Students at ETH face an intensive workload, but they can still find time for cultural and other leisure activities and for attending the many regular symposia and conferences on campus, where some of the best minds in science come to speak.

ETH students like to exercise their bodies as well as their minds, and there is a wealth of various sports on offer on campus. The largest annual event is the SOLA relay race , taking place in 14 sections over a total distance of 140 kilometers. More than 900 teams have been known to take part at once in the annual spectacle.

Since the 1880s, students have also been able to show off their best moves at the Polyball, a classic ball event, featuring live music by several orchestras and bands. Every November, 10,000 dancers, music-lovers and partygoers descend on ETH’s extensively decorated main building for what is usually an unforgettable night.

 

University information

General

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100+
7+
193+
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Bachelor

38+
4+
20,892
47%
53%
8,420
26%
74%
2,820
23%
77%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,460 CHF
1,460 CHF

International Students

1,460 CHF
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Rankings & ratings

ETH Zurich is one of the top public universities in Zürich, Switzerland. It is ranked #9 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #13
  • 2014
    #12
  • 2015
    #12
  • 2016
    #9
  • 2017
    #8
  • 2018
    #10
  • 2019
    #7
  • 2020
    #6
  • 2021
    #6
  • 2022
    #=8
  • 2023
    #9

Ranking criteria

93.6
Overall
98.6
Academic Reputation
91.3
Employer Reputation
74.2
Faculty Student Ratio
99.2
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
98
International Students Ratio
96.2
International Research Network
91.1
Employment Outcomes

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