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ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Freedom, responsibility, an entrepreneurial spirit, and openness to the world - the values of Switzerland are the foundation of ETH Zurich. Since 1855, this university of science and technology has been a centre of knowledge and innovation. Situated in the heart of Europe, forging connections around the world, ETH Zurich pioneers effective solutions to the global challenges facing humanity.

ETH Zurich's 500 professors and 20,000 students come from than 120 countries. The institution's track record of scientific excellence includes 21 Nobel laureates, among them Albert Einstein. It’s consistently the highest-ranked university in continental Europe (based on the QS World University Rankings®).

The main language of instruction at Bachelor’s level is German, while most postgraduate degrees are in English. Tuition fees for Bachelor and Master students are CHF 580 per semester (approximately US$600).

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2016
8
2017
10
2018
  • 93.3
    Overall Score
  • 99.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 98.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 99.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 68.2
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 98.8
    International Students
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2014
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2015
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2016
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2017
  • 95
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 81.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 94.5
    H-index Citations
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2017
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2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 89
    Overall Score
  • 75.4
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 71
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 98.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 91.1
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 91.4
    Partnerships with Employers
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,477
International
1,886

Number of students

19,815
Postgraduate 53%
Undergraduate 47%

Number of international students

7,563
Postgraduate 72%
Undergraduate 28%
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English Language Proficiency Requirements

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