Worldwide Programmes

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Worldwide programmes are open for students from our non-European partner universities who are nominated for an exchange at ETH Zurich.

Application deadlines

  • 1 April for the Autumn Semester (starting in September)
  • 1 September for the Spring Semester (starting in February)

The application window opens two months prior to the respective application deadline.

For project work (Bachelor/Master/Diploma thesis, research project), the complete online application has to be submitted at least 3 months prior to the planned start at ETH Zurich.

Nomination by home university

Contact the responsible office at your home university in order to find out about the requirements for participation, the application deadlines at your home university, the required documents, etc.

Important: Nomination for an exchange is subject to the approval of your home university.

Application process

Please find here the detailed Information about the application (PDF, 245 KB) for worldwide exchange at ETH Zurich.

The link to the online application is contained in the document.

Applications received will only be processed after the application deadline. Applicants are usually informed about the admission decision a few weeks later.

External scholarship opportunity

The Heyning-Roelli-Foundation

The Heyning-Roelli-Foundation supports talented but financially weak students from abroad who want to study for one or two exchange semesters within an exchange agreement at a Swiss university.

Contact persons at ETH Zurich

  • China/Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan:
    Adeline Hofrichter, Tel +41 44 632 39 17
  • Australia, Singapore, Israel:
    Myriam Keller, Tel +41 44 632 20 86
  • USA (except Purdue University):
    Julia Wussler, Tel.: +41 44 632 21 41
  • Canada, South America, USA (Purdue University):
    Sandra Zweifel, Tel +41 44 632 51 52
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