ETH Appeals Commission

The ETH Appeals Commission is the first-instance commission which rules on appeals against decisions or decrees of the ETH Domain institutions.The complaints as a rule involve personnel and university law issues. The rulings of the ETH Appeals Committee can be appealed against at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court.

The Commission is an independent judicial authority. Its seven members are elected by the ETH Board. Its office is in Bern.  


  • Barbara Gmür, Lawyer, President
  • Yvonne Wampfler, Lawyer, Vice President
  • Prof. Dr. Simone Deparis
  • Nils Jensen  
  • Dr. Mathias Kaufmann 
  • Dr. Eva Klok-Lermann 
  • Prof. Dr. Christina Spengler Walder 



  • Didier Nobs, Head of Legal Secretariat
  • Myriam Hänzi, assistant
  • Sibylle Thür, Legal secretary
  • Valentine Tschümperlin, Legal secretary
  • Irène Vitous, Legal secretary
  • Rafael Zünd, Legal secretary 


Decisions taken by the ETH Appeals Commission from 1 December 2023 are available on this page (in French or German).

For older decisions from 2010 to November 2023 please click here.