About the University

ETH Zurich is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. It is well known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for implementing its results directly into practice. Founded in 1855, to researchers, it today offers an inspiring working environment, to students, a comprehensive education.

ETH has more than 18,000 students from over 110 countries, including 3,900 doctoral students. About 500 professors currently teach and conduct research in engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences. ETH regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world. Twenty-one Nobel Laureates have studied, taught or conducted research at ETH, underlining the excellent reputation of the university.


weACT Students at ETH

weACT Students at ETHZ is the first student chapter of weACT and has been organizing sustainability challenges at its campus since 2011. The most recent Energy Efficiency Challenge saw participation from over 300 students and staff of ETHZ with over 75 teams having done a record 35,000 plus sustainable actions in three weeks' period of the challenge.


For more details behind the weACT Students team, please visit here.