The IDEA League, founded in 1999, is a network of four leading universities of technology and science. Our joint activities in education, research and quality assurance, as well as our joint participation in EU programmes and initiatives make us a model of European cooperation. Together, we create added value by pooling resources for collaborative and complementary programmes for our students, researchers and staff.
ETH Zurich’s Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) in Singapore is undertaking several research projects into sustainable urban development and architectural design. A selection of these research projects is now being presented for the first time as part of an exhibition at ETH Zurich.
In a paper just published in Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) a new imaging technology that uses so called Hyperpolarizing Solids (HYPSOs) was just described.
Update: launch delayed to 2 october due to weather conditions
The final countdown begins on Wednesday 1 October, when a group of students will launch ‘Stratos II’ from a location in the south of Spain. The launcher has three experiments on board and has been completely developed and built by the students themselves, including the most important part, the ‘hybrid’ rocket engine. The fuel core consists of a mixture of aluminium powder, candle wax and sorbitol (also used as a sweetener),...
From 2017 onwards, Switzerland is to control its immigration policy independently. This policy jeopardises ETH Zurich's position as a top university in the world in the long term, as ETH Rector Lino Guzzella explained to members of parliament last week.
Psst! Want to buy a kilo of rhino powder? It has great health benefits and only costs 70 thousand euros! It sounds absurd, but this is the harsh reality in South Africa's Kruger National Park, where rhinos are being poached for their horns, at a frightening rate. The Dutch UAS team consists of nine students from different universities and is taking up the fight against poaching by participating in the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge. The aim of this challenge is to develop an unmanned...
The traditional lecture may still be an integral part of everyday student life, but ETH Zurich’s flexible auditorium is paving the way for new forms of teaching.
ETH Zurich and ETH spin-off company Verity Studios AG have teamed up with Cirque du Soleil to demonstrate the value of technology to entertain and delight us.