The central codetermining body at ETH Zurich is the University Assembly.
Based on the principle of equal representation, the University Assembly (Hochschulversammlung) is made up of elected representatives from the four groups of university members:
- Scientific staff
- Administrative and technical staff
VSETH (Verband der Studierenden an der ETH), the union of students at ETH Zurich, represents students’ interests to the university, the ETH Board and the general public.
It is involved in commissions and bodies and takes a stand on important topics.
AVETH (Akademische Vereinigung des Mittelbaus der ETH), the Academic Association of Scientific Staff at ETH Zurich, represents doctoral students, postdocs and other scientific staff at ETH Zurich.