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, 2015
Summer Research: March 1, 2015
Winter-Spring Quarters: June 1, 2015
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 ($15,612 for Fall 2014, $23,418 for Winter/Spring 2015, $39,030 for the full academic year 2014-2015). Per quarter, students should also budget approximately $5000 for housing and meals, about $1,500 for international airfare, and approximately $3,500 for personal expenses, such as travel and entertainment.