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After a successful application, you will receive a registration form enclosed with your admission letter.

Registration form and deadline

To accept your place of study, please return the registration form to the Admissions Office before your individual deadline. At this point, your registration does not need to be complete. Documents that you will receive after your registration deadline (e.g. complete final transcript, Bachelor degree) can be submitted until the date on which lectures commence.

Confirmation of registration

Upon receipt of your registration form, we will send you a confirmation of registration, which you might need for your visa application.

Completing your registration

Final deadline

Your registration must be complete by the day on which lectures commence at the very latest (see application schedule). At this point, you also need to submit proof that any admission conditions (e.g. Bachelor degree, language certificate) have been fulfilled.

If you fail to complete your registration or to fulfil the admission conditions at this point, your admission will be revoked. This means that you will not be able to take up your place of study. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Original documents

In contrast to the application, you must submit original documents – including unique documents – with your registration. Certified copies or duplicates will not be accepted. The original documents you hand in with your registration will be returned during the first semester of studies.

For your own security you are advised to send original documents by registered mail (post or courier) or to hand them over in person at our information desk.  

Verification of Chinese degrees

Students holding a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree from China have to submit a verification by the China Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) in addition to the original documents.

For each degree, verification reports in English of all of the following documents are required:

  • degree certificate (学位证书)
  • graduation certificate (毕业证书)
  • complete transcript issued after graduation

Order your verification report on and have it sent directly to the ETH Zurich Admissions Office. The verification has to arrive by the day on which lectures commence.

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