The Branco Weiss Fellowship belongs to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH).
ETH Zurich was founded in 1855 and is located in the heart of Europe, in Switzerland's largest city. It is a place of study, research and employment for over 25,000 people from 80 different countries. More than 400 professors in 16 departments teach mainly in the engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences.
Ever since it was founded, ETH Zurich has stood for world-class scientific experience, research for the benefit of society and industry and the training of highly skilled professionals. Altogether 21 Nobel Prize Laureates have studied, taught or carried out their research at ETH Zurich. Transferring knowledge from the university to the worlds of business, society and politics is one of the strategic goals of ETH Zurich – equally important are first-rate education, excellent research and the enforcement of a strong international network.