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Overview semester dates

2017

Doctoral Graduation date Friday, 17.03.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 19.03.2017
Week after Easter: no classes Friday, 14.04.2017 - Sunday, 23.04.2017 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 23, 2017
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Doctoral Awards Ceremony Friday, 21.04.2017
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) Monday, 24.04.2017 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day Monday, 01.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day Thursday, 25.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 24, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes Friday, 26.05.2017
End of Spring Semester 2017 Friday, 02.06.2017
Whitsuntide Saturday, 03.06.2017 - Monday, 05.06.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Doctoral Graduation date Friday, 09.06.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony Friday, 21.07.2017
Swiss National Day Tuesday, 01.08.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session Monday, 07.08.2017 - Friday, 01.09.2017
Entrance examinations Monday, 21.08.2017 - Thursday, 31.08.2017
Information days for final-year secondary school students Wednesday, 06.09.2017 - Thursday, 07.09.2017
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) Monday, 11.09.2017 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2017 Monday, 18.09.2017 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin Tuesday, 19.09.2017
Doctoral Graduation date Friday, 13.10.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 15.10.2017
Doctoral Awards Ceremony Friday, 20.10.2017
ETH Faculty Retreat Friday, 10.11.2017 Show 
 
No classes after 12 am
 
 
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) Saturday, 18.11.2017 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) Saturday, 25.11.2017 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2017 Friday, 22.12.2017
Christmas break Saturday, 23.12.2017 - Tuesday, 02.01.2018 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

2018

Doctoral Graduation date Monday, 08.01.2018
Examination session Monday, 22.01.2018 - Friday, 16.02.2018
Start of Spring Semester 2018 Monday, 19.02.2018
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 18.03.2018
Week after Easter: no classes Friday, 30.03.2018 - Sunday, 08.04.2018 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, March 29, 2018, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 8, 2018
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) Monday, 16.04.2018 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day Tuesday, 01.05.2018 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day Thursday, 10.05.2018 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 9, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes Friday, 11.05.2018
Whitsuntide Saturday, 19.05.2018 - Monday, 21.05.2018 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
End of Spring Semester 2018 Friday, 01.06.2018
Swiss National Day Wednesday, 01.08.2018 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session Monday, 06.08.2018 - Friday, 31.08.2018
Entrance examinations Monday, 20.08.2018 - Thursday, 30.08.2018
Information days for final-year secondary school students Wednesday, 05.09.2018 - Thursday, 06.09.2018
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) Monday, 10.09.2018 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2018 Monday, 17.09.2018 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin Tuesday, 18.09.2018
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 14.10.2018
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) Saturday, 17.11.2018 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) Saturday, 01.12.2018 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2018 Friday, 21.12.2018
Christmas break Saturday, 22.12.2018 - Wednesday, 02.01.2019 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

Dates and deadlines Spring semester 2016

Applications and registration

Application teacher Training until Monday, 30.11.2015 Show 
Start of semester enrolment for matriculated students ca. Friday, 15.01.2016
Final date for semester enrolment Friday, 04.03.2016 Show 
 
End of second semester week
 
 
     

No classes

Week after Easter: no classes Friday, 25.03.2016 - Sunday, 03.04.2016 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 17:00 h, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 3, 2016
Buildings closed over Easter until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) Monday, 18.04.2016 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00!
 
Labour Day Sunday, 01.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day (classes on Friday, 6.05.2016) Thursday, 05.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 4, at 17:00 h
 
 
Whitsuntide Saturday, 14.05.2016 - Monday, 16.05.2016 Show 
 
no classes, Buildings closed!
 
     

Examinations summer 2016

application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 20.03.2016 Show 
 
End of fourth semester week
 
 
Registration for entrance examinations Sunday, 10.07.2016
Examination session summer 2016 Monday, 08.08.2016 - Friday, 02.09.2016 Show 
 
Calender weeks 32-35
 
 
 
Entrance examinations Monday, 22.08.2016 - Thursday, 01.09.2016 Show 
 
Calender weeks 34 and 35 (untill Thursday)
 
 
     

Semester dates

Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 15.01.2016
Classes begin Monday, 22.02.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 15.04.2016
End of semester Friday, 03.06.2016
     

Dates and deadlines Autumn semester 2016

Applications and registration

Application to the first semester of a Bachelor programme for candidates with other matriculation certificates Sunday, 01.11.2015 - Saturday, 30.04.2016
Application teacher Training Sunday, 01.11.2015 - Saturday, 30.04.2016 Show 
Admission to the first semester of a Bachelor programme with a recognised Swiss Matriculation certificate (online) Sunday, 01.11.2015 - Saturday, 30.04.2016
Applications to Master Programmes (international, online) Sunday, 01.11.2015 - Tuesday, 15.12.2015
Applications to Master Programmes (Bologna, online) Tuesday, 01.03.2016 - Thursday, 31.03.2016
Application teacher Training until Saturday, 30.04.2016 Show 
Start of semester enrolment for matriculated students Friday, 15.07.2016
Final date for change of degree programme Sunday, 02.10.2016 Show 
 
End of second semester week (NEW)
 
 
 
Final date for semester enrolment Sunday, 02.10.2016 Show 
 
End of second semester week
 
 
     

Examinations winter 2016/2017

application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 16.10.2016 Show 
 
End of fourth semester week
 
 
 
Examination session winter 2016/2017 Monday, 23.01.2017 - Friday, 17.02.2017 Show 
 
Calender weeks 4-7
 
     

Semester dates

Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 15.07.2016
Welcome for new students Monday, 19.09.2016
Classes begin Tuesday, 20.09.2016
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 14.10.2016
Dies Academicus ("ETH Day") Saturday, 19.11.2016 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student prom) Saturday, 26.11.2016 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 h and Sunday
 
 
End of semester Friday, 23.12.2016
     

Dates and deadlines Spring semester 2017

Applications and registration

Application teacher Training until Wednesday, 30.11.2016 Show 
Start of semester enrolment for matriculated students ca. Sunday, 15.01.2017
Final date for semester enrolment Sunday, 05.03.2017 Show 
 
End of second semester week
 
 
     

No classes

Week after Easter: no classes Friday, 14.04.2017 - Sunday, 23.04.2017 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 23, 2017
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) Monday, 24.04.2017 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
 
 
Labour Day Monday, 01.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day (classes on Friday, 26.05.2017) Thursday, 25.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 24, at 17:00 h
 
 
Whitsuntide Saturday, 03.06.2017 - Monday, 05.06.2017 Show 
 
no classes, Buildings closed!
 
     

Examinations summer 2017

application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 19.03.2017 Show 
 
End of fourth semester week
 
 
     

Semester dates

Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 20.01.2017
Classes begin Monday, 20.02.2017
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 21.04.2017
End of semester Friday, 02.06.2017
     

Dates and deadlines Autumn semester 2017

Applications and registration

Application teacher Training Tuesday, 01.11.2016 - Sunday, 30.04.2017 Show 
Admission to the first semester of a Bachelor programme with a recognised Swiss Matriculation certificate (online) Tuesday, 01.11.2016 - Sunday, 30.04.2017 Show 
 
Admission to the first semester of a Bachelor programme with a recognised Swiss Matriculation certificate or a recognised Swiss Professional Matriculation certificate plus "Ergänzungsprüfung/Passerelle"  (online)
 
Applications to Master Programmes (international, online) Tuesday, 01.11.2016 - Thursday, 15.12.2016
Application to the first semester of a Bachelor programme for candidates with other matriculation certificates Tuesday, 01.11.2016 - Sunday, 30.04.2017
Applications to Master Programmes (Bologna, online) Wednesday, 01.03.2017 - Friday, 31.03.2017
Application teacher Training untill Sunday, 30.04.2017 Show 
Start of semester enrolment for matriculated students ca. Saturday, 15.07.2017
Final date for change of degree programme Sunday, 01.10.2017 Show 
 
End of second semester week (NEW)
 
 
Final date for semester enrolment Sunday, 01.10.2017 Show 
 
End of second semester week
 
 
 
     

Examinations winter 2017/2018

application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 15.10.2017 Show 
 
End of fourth semester week
 
 
     

Semester dates

Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 21.07.2017
Welcome for new students Monday, 18.09.2017
Classes begin Tuesday, 19.09.2017
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 20.10.2017
ETH Faculty Retreat Friday, 10.11.2017 Show 
 
No classes after 12 am
 
 
Dies Academicus ("ETH Day") Saturday, 18.11.2017 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student prom) Saturday, 25.11.2017 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 h and Sunday
 
 
End of semester Friday, 22.12.2017
     
 
 
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23.03.2017
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