Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

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ETH Zurich in twilight © ETH-Bibliothek/cc-by-sa-4.0

ETH Zurich in twilight © ETH-Bibliothek/cc-by-sa-4.0

ETH Zurich (English: ETH; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich; German: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) is a public research university in Zürich, Switzerland. Founded by the Swiss federal government in 1854, it was modeled on the École polytechnique in Paris, with the stated mission to educate engineers and scientists; the school focuses primarily on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, although its 16 departments span a variety of disciplines and subjects.

Like its sister institution, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), ETH Zurich is part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain, a consortium of government universities and research institutes under the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research. As a public institution, it grants admission to every Swiss resident who has matriculated. As of 2021, ETH Zurich enrolled 24,500 students from over 120 countries, of which 4,460 were pursuing doctoral degrees.

Hönggerberg campus, the rest of the city, where the main campus is located, and the Alps © Tiankongguangzi/cc-by-sa-4.0 Polytechnikum's original and main building © flickr.com - Dennis Jarvis/cc-by-sa-2.0 Main building and surrounding campus © Tiankongguangzi/cc-by-sa-4.0 ETH eScience Lab © Baumschlager Eberle/cc-by-sa-1.0 ETH Zurich in twilight © ETH-Bibliothek/cc-by-sa-4.0 View on Niederdörfli, ETH Zurich's main building is visible in the distance © Albinfo
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Hönggerberg campus, the rest of the city, where the main campus is located, and the Alps © Tiankongguangzi/cc-by-sa-4.0
Students, faculty, and researchers affiliated with ETH Zurich include 22 Nobel laureates, two Fields Medalists, three Pritzker Prize winners, and one Turing Award recipient, including Albert Einstein and John von Neumann. It is a founding member of the IDEA League and the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and a member of the CESAER network.

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