ETH ZURICH EXCHANGE
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Institution: ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
Terms: Fall or Winter-Spring Quarters, Full Year, Summer Research
Language of Instruction
Fall Quarter, Full Year: February 10, 2014
Summer Research: March 1, 2014
Winter-Spring Quarters: June 1, 2014
Science and Engineering
ETH Zurich ranks among the top 10 universities in the world. With 21 Nobel Prize winners associated with the institute, ETH has a well-deserved reputation for state-of-the-art research. Students will have the opportunity to combine coursework with research. ETH is located in Zurich, which is consistently rated as one of the best places in the world to live.
ETH is a science and technology university with particularly strong programs in architecture, engineering, computer science, materials science, industrial management and manufacturing, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences and environmental sciences. Students enroll directly in the university and take classes with local students.
ETH Zurich exchange students pay Northwestern tuition ($15,040 for Fall 2014.) Students should also budget approximately $5,000 for housing and meals, about $1,500 for international airfare, and approximately $3,500 for personal expenses, such as travel and entertainment.
Students applying to this program are eligible for IPD Study Abroad Fellowships and may be eligible for external funding opportunities. Students participating in this program are subject to Withdrawal Policies for Northwestern-Sponsored Programs.
For more information about billing, finances, and financial aid for study abroad, please refer to the Money Matters resource page of the Study Abroad Office website or contact Krista Buda Bethel in the Financial Aid Office.