ETH Zurich is one of the leading universities in technology and science.
It is known for its excellent education, groundbreaking basic research and to put his new findings directly into practice. It offers researchers an inspiring environment and students a comprehensive education.
Founded in 1855, ETH Zurich today has some 18,000 students from over 100 countries, of which 3800 students parties. Today, about 500 professors teach and conduct research in the fields of engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences kind system, management and social sciences.
ETH Zurich regularly appears at the top of international ranking as one of the world’s best universitys. 21 Nobel Laureates have learned, studied or did research at the Institute of Technology in Zurich, and emphasized the excellent reputation of the institute.
Her knowledge transfer to the private sector and society as a whole is one of the main worries of the Institute of Technology must get very. He does so with great success, as evidenced by that 80 new patent applications every year and a spin-off about 260 companies came from the the annual 1996 and 2012.
ETH Zurich helps to find long-term solutions to global challenges. Foci of her research including energy supply, risk management, developing cities of the future, global food security and human health.