ETH Board, 28 April 2017

More than 30,000 students and doctoral students at the two Federal Institutes of Technology for the first time

Studying at ETH Zurich and EPFL is highly popular. In the last ten years, the number of students and doctoral students rose by 55% - from just under 20,000 to more than 30,000. In 2016, the number of...
Federal Council, 05 April 2017

Federal Council sets strategic goals for the ETH Domain for 2017–2020

The main goals set for the ETH Domain by the Federal Council are that it should maintain its leading international position in research and offer first-class, research-based teaching and attractive...
ETH Board, 10 March 2017

9 professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Karsten M. Borgwardt (*1980), currently Associate Professor at ETH Zurich, as Full Professor of Data Mining. Karsten Borgwardt is a highly renowned...
ETH Board, 09 March 2017

Reinforcing research for a Swiss Industry 4.0

At its meeting of 8/9 March 2017, the ETH Board resolved to immediately increase investment in the promising research fields that are vital for Switzerland. Digitalisation is progressing rapidly and...
Federal Council, 22 February 2017

Reappointment of the Empa Director

Under the leadership of Gian-Luca Bona, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Empa, has evolved into an internationally leading research institute for materials...
ETH Board, 09 December 2016

Caroline Kuyper appointed CFO of EPFL

Caroline Kuyper to become CFO of EPFL Caroline Kuyper (born 1964) has been appointed  CFO of EPFL, a post she will assume as EPFL Vice-President for Finances. Caroline Kuyper has...
ETH Board, 09 December 2016

12 professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Maarten Delbeke (*1970), currently Full Professor at Ghent University, Belgium, as Full Professor of History and Theory of Architecture. Maarten...
ETH Board, 14 November 2016

ETH Board appoints new members of the EPFL Senior Management

With the new EPFL President, Martin Vetterli, taking office on 1 January 2017, EPFL is reorganising its Senior Management. Following the proposal of the designated President of EPFL, Martin...
ETH Board, 30 September 2016

Implementation of the Mass Immigration Initiative: quick ratification of the Croatia protocol possible

In its autumn 2016 session, the Federal Assembly expanded the financial framework for the ETH Domain for the next four-year performance period by CHF 160 million. This positive decision...
ETH Board, 30 September 2016

13 professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Dr Rima Alaifari (*1987), currently a post-doctoral student at ETH Zurich, as Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics. Rima Alaifari’s research...