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ETH Zurich

Discover ETH Zurich, which will welcome you during IChO 2023

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ETH Zurich – Where the future begins

Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. Our university for science and technology dates back to the year 1855, when the founders of modern-day Switzerland created it as a centre of innovation and knowledge.


At ETH Zurich, students discover an ideal environment for independent thinking, researchers a climate which inspires top performance. Situated in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, ETH Zurich is pioneering effective solutions to the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


Aerial view Hönggerberg, © ETH Zurich / Alessandro Della Bella

24,534 students,
including 4,460 doctoral students,
from over 120 countries

15th in THE ranking
8th in QS ranking

21th in ARWU ranking

568 professors

496 spin-offs since 1996

22 Nobel Prize winners, including Albert Einstein and Wolfgang Pauli

2 Fields Medal winners

3 Pritzker Prize winners

1 Turing Award winner

100 patent applications and

almost 200 invention reports every year

CHF 1,9 billion, comprising CHF 1,3 billion

total contribution from the Federal Government

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