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2014/15 Gender Monitoring

Updated information on the situation of gender equality at ETH Zurich is available now. The English version will follow soon.


Compatibility of (Post)Doctorate and Family

Equal! publishes a new pilot study. Find more information, the results and the complete study here.

Equal! Mailing List

We will keep you posted on important dates and discussions and are looking forward to your comments and proposals


We are committed to offering women and men the same opportunities to study, do research and work successfully at ETH Zurich. – More information on our projects and team.


ETH's «Gender Action Plan»

Focus Gender in Teaching

Within the context of our focus «Gender in Teaching», we have reviewed the current state of research and have summarised the most important studies according to the subjects Curricula, Teaching Sessions and Examinations. The report «Gender and University Teaching» is available here (PDF, 230KB) for download.

Focus Gender in Research

In March 2015, the Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Gender published a paper "for a better integration of the dimension of gender in the horizon 2020 work programme 2016-2017". The report is available here (PDF, 700KB) for download.

Discover more information, an article about the Gender Action Plan, the Gender Action Plan (PDF, 424 KB) itself, as well as the report on the plan's realization in departments and administration

Calendar of Events


Under Discussion




25. May 2016: Gender Differences and Similarities in Science and Math Input and discussion with Dr. Diane F. Halpern. Preparation required:  Text1: Encouraging girls in Math and Science, Text2: The Science of Sex Differences in
Science and Mathematics
. Flyer and Registration

1. May und 1. June 2016: Minerva Informatics Equality Award to support the careers of women in informatics. The call for nominations is open. Further information

3. and 4. June 2016: Programming for Kids with the Kids-Laboratory With child-oriented Bee-Bots for kids between 5 and 7 years. No registration required

20. June 2016: Career café Fix the leaky pipeline networking event with four role models. Attendance is free of charge, registration required

Career Events by the Career Center


"Die Astronautin" Germany is looking for the first female german astronaut to set a striking example

Physics is also for Girls! The 5 girls amongst the 8 top rated participants of the ETH "Siwss Young Physicists Tournament" refute stereotypes (German only)

"Der unbewegte Mann" An Article about the problems of working part-time for well educated men (German only)



Petra Dittrich honoured with ERC Consolidator Grant The European Research Council (ERC) awarded Prof. Petra Dittrich the much-coveted funding for talented young researchers.

ERC Starting Grant: Seven researchers from ETH Zurich, of whom four are female, are to receive support from the European Research Council. ETH News.

ETH Biomechanical Engineer Sabrina Badir wins the „Falling Walls Lab“ in an international competition The device she developed, identifies the risk of premature birth in an early state of the pregnancy. ETH News (German only).

More awardees


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