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Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

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Overview

Established in 1855, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Zürich (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Zurich. Officially accredited/recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 162 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ETH Zurich also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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Location


Address Rämistrasse 101
Zürich
8092 Zurich
Switzerland
Population range 250,000-499,999
+41 (44) 632 1111
+41 (44) 632 1010

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Raemistrasse 101, HG F 21.4
Zurich 8092
+41 (44) 632 7735

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swiss Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (OAQ)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • IDEA League
  • GlobalTech
  • The Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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