At its meeting of 6–7 December, the ETH Board discussed the future challenges facing society and how the ETH Domain can address them with an optimum structure. At the same time, the ETH Board is holding talks with various partners and stakeholders.
The ETH Board welcomes the developments in Swiss-EU relations announced by the Federal Council on 8 November and by the European Commission on 21 November.
At the request of the Federal Council and on the recommendation of a panel of international experts, the ETH Board and the institutions of the ETH Domain are reviewing the current structure of the ETH Domain.
The ETH Domain depends on adequate, stable funding from the Confederation if it is to fulfil its role in driving innovation for Switzerland and educating urgently needed specialists.
Pursuant to Art. 27 of the Ordinance on Public Procurement, contracting authorities subject to the Swiss federal legislation on public procurement are required once a year to report in electronic form on their public contracts exceeding CHF 50,000.
The skills shortages and the strong demand on the Swiss labour market for holders of ETH degrees justifies the increase in student numbers at the Federal Institutes of Technology. However, the constant growth in numbers poses considerable challenges.
In view of the ETH Domain’s announced budget cuts, lack of compensation for inflation and exclusion from the EU’s “Horizon Europe” framework programme, the institutions of the ETH Domain face major challenges. At its meeting on 24/25 May, the ETH Board stated that the disadvantages of non-association with Horizon Europe cannot be compensated by means …
The President of ETH Zurich, Professor Joël Mesot, and the President of EPFL, Professor Martin Vetterli, the ETH Board appointed a total of 7 women and 12 men as professors and awarded the title of professor to 6 individuals.
At its meeting on 8/9 March 2023, the ETH Board was informed of the Federal Council’s planned cutbacks and decided how resources will be allocated to the institutions in 2024 under these conditions. The planned cuts to ERI funding jeopardise the education of highly qualified specialists in Switzerland. The ETH Board also appointed a new …
At its meeting of 8/9 March 2023 and upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Joël Mesot, and the President of EPFL, Professor Martin Vetterli, the ETH Board appointed a total of 10 women and 14 men as professors and awarded the title of professor to six individuals. It also took note of …