Special Students
"University of Bern (UBE)"

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Pursuant to an official agreement between ETH Zurich and the University of Bern, students regular enrolled for the semester in the UBE Master’s degree programme in Climate Sciences may also attend courses at ETH Zurich which are connected with their study programmes and undertake the corresponding performance assessments.

In order to do so they must register at ETH Zurich as Special Students.


  • for the first time,
  • for a consecutive semester or
  • after a break

In each case please fill out the registration form (PDF, 82 KB) in full and submit it at the latest by the end of the first semester week to the programme coordinator of the ETH Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science by post or (in scanned form) by e-mail (see form for address).

Registration opens August, 1 for the Autumn Semester and January, 1 for the Spring Semester. Registration deadline: end of the first week (of the respective semester).

The ETH Zurich Registrar’s Office will confirm your registration and first-time/post-break semester enrolment by post, for a consecutive semester by e-mail.

Tuition fee

Registration as a Special Student, attendance of ETHZ courses and the sitting of examinations are free of charge for students of the UBE Master’s degree programme in Climate Science.

Information Sheet

Please see the information sheet for Special Students (PDF, 54 KB) for further information on registering as a Special Student:

  • — Registration: Period of validity, Procedure, Deadlines
  • Semester enrolment
  • Electronic registration for course units
  • Performance assessments: Types, Registration/Deregistration, Deadlines
  • Issuing of examination results / Transcript of records
  • Recognition of academic achievements
  • Basic IT services / Communication / Technical problems


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