ETH Board, 27 September 2019

Switzerland to remain the world’s innovation leader

In 2019, Switzerland again came first in the Global Innovation Index of the World Intellectual Property Organisation. Maintaining this top position will become a great challenge in the next few...
ETH Board, 26 September 2019

25 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor André Bardow (*1974), currently Professor at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, as Full Professor of Energy and Process Systems Engineering. André...
Federal Council, 04 September 2019

Michael Hengartner appointed new president of the ETH Board

Michael Hengartner was appointed rector of the University of Zurich in 2014. Since 2016, he has also served as president of swissuniversities. Mr Hengartner grew up in Québec City. He is a dual...
ETH Board, 15 July 2019

ETH Board dismisses professor at the Department of Physics

Bern, 15 July 2019 – ETH Zurich submitted a request for the dismissal of a professor to the ETH Board in March 2019. The ETH Board granted the person concerned the right to be heard, assessed her...
ETH Board, 11 July 2019

21 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Florian Dörfler (*1982), currently Tenure Track Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich, as Associate Professor of Complex Systems Control. Florian...
ETH Board, 11 July 2019

ETH Zurich exonerated from accusations

Berne, 11 July 2019 – At its meeting of 10/11 July 2019, the ETH Board took cognisance of the independent report on the administrative investigation conducted by BDO AG, which notes that at ETH...
ETH Board, 23 May 2019

ETH Board focuses its strategic orientation on digitalisation

At its meeting of 22/23 May 2019, the ETH Board adopted the finance and investment planning for 2020. This includes the budget, the investment credit for buildings and the 2020 construction...
ETH Board, 23 May 2019

11 professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Afonso Bandeira (*1988), currently Associate Professor at New York University, USA, as Full Professor of Mathematics. Afonso Bandeira’s research...
ETH Board, 29 March 2019

Information from the ETH Board

Berne, 29 March 2019 - At an extraordinary meeting, the ETH Board today debated ETH Zurich’s request to dismiss a professor at the former Institute of Astronomy. The ETH Board will now provide the...
ETH Board, 08 March 2019

The ETH Board supports institutional agreement with the EU

At its meeting of 6/7 March 2019, the ETH Board discussed the proposal for an institutional agreement between Switzerland and the EU. The bilateral agreements with the EU are of supreme importance to...