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Welcome to Equal!

2014/15 Gender Monitoring

Updated information on the situation of gender equality at ETH Zurich is available now.


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.


Robert Gnehm Grants for Conference Attendance

New Instrument for Supporting Doctoral and Post-doctoral Students with Young Children

The ETH now offers financial support for 10-15 doctoral or post-doctoral researchers per year: Docs and post-docs with children younger than 18 months can be supported financially for up to 3’000 CHF, if they present their research results at an important conference that will cause additional childcare costs. Applications can be submitted electronically to the Equal!-office by 1.11, 1.2 or 1.6 of every year:

Here you will find relevant regulations and a letter by the executive board to (post-)docs

Calendar of Events


Under Discussion




30. and 31. August: Vocational Training for Future Female Professors by the University of Bern. More information and registration here

Application by 5. September: Equal! is looking for a student assistant (f/m) for about 10-20 hours per week starting next semester

Career Events by the Career Center

Events by the ETH Women Professors Forum



Gabriela Hug Does Research on the Electricity Network The ETH professor faces the challences of the energy transition (German only)

Second SNSF Conference on the Topic "Gender and Excellence" discussion about equal opportunities in research funding

Interview with Renate Schubert in the Magazine "ETH life" The head of ETH's office for equal opportunities talks about the dealing with stereotypes



Gold and Silver for the Swiss Team at the International Olympiad in Informatics
Daniel Rutschmann and Stefanie Zbinden won the contest in Russland

The Swiss Team Won Third Place on the IYPT At the International Young Physicists' Tournament five female and male physicists made it to the final

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

More awardees


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