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 implementing its results directly into practice. Founded in 1855, it today offers an inspiring working environment to researchers and an outstanding education comprehensive education to students.
ETH Zurich has more than 23,000 students from over 110 countries, including more than 4,000 doctoral students. About 550 professors currently teach and conduct research in engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences. ETH Zurich regularly features in international rankings as one of the best universities in the world and the leading university in continental Europe. When the rankings are differentiated by specialist area, ETH Zurich is in the first twelve for Science and Engineering in the THE and QS listings. Twenty-one Nobel Laureates have studied, taught, or conducted research at ETH Zurich, underlining the excellent reputation of the university.