Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences.
It is well-known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for putting its new findings directly into practice. ETH Zurich regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world.
Founded in 1855, ETH Zurich today has some 18,000 students from over 100 different countries, 3,800 of whom are doctoral students. About 500 professors currently teach and conduct research in the areas of engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences.
ETH Zurich helps to find long-term solutions to global challenges. The focal points of its research include energy supply, risk management, developing the cities of the future, global food security and human health.