Author: Charles

2.5% inflation adjustment for doctoral students starting March 1st, 2023

Today, 23.02.2023, the ETH Schulleitung decided that the salary rates of doctoral students (and scientific assistants I) will be increased by the inflation adjustment of 2.5% as of March 1, 2023, based on the decision of the SNSF.This is great news for doctoral students! AVETH will continue discussions with all responsible parties with the aim…
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Photo exhibition 1 year of war in Ukraine

Our Ukrainian Association of Students and Academics in Zurich is preparing a photo exhibition devoted to the anniversary of the war in Ukraine. It will take place in the HG between 20.2-05.03.

Statement of solidarity and humanitarian aid collection for earthquake victims

We are deeply saddened by the earthquakes that struck southeastern Türkiye which affected multiple cities in Türkiye and northwestern Syria and resulted in the loss of many lives. Our condolences to those who lost loved ones. And we wish quick recovery to all of the injured. TÜRKİYE/SYRIA NEEDS OUR HELP! Two massive earthquakes (7.7 and…
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Statement of solidarity with the people of Iran

AVETH stands in support of its members affected by the current situation in Iran. There are 82 PhD students from Iran at ETH Zürich and almost a third as many postdoctoral researchers. We acknowledge that the current situation can be deeply difficult for our colleagues who are affected, either directly or indirectly. Some may be…
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Quantitative finance challenge 02.11.2022 17:30

Take part in an algorithmic trading game to gain insight into quantitative finance. Practice transferring your mathematical skills into areas outside of academia in a fun and informative game with prizes for every member of the winning team! Sign up:

Seminar: IP in Academia: bring your idea to the market! 04.11.2022 16:30

Are you a student or a researcher with an idea for a potential start-up? Do you want to get in touch with key contacts of the start-up ecosystem, in Switzerland? Do you have questions about intellectual property and patenting law which you would like to discuss? Then join our event at ETH Zurich! As part…
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Humanitarian Aid Collection for Ukraine – AVETH/VSETH collection campaign

This fall semester, AVETH and VSETH have teamed up with Ukraine Hilfe Graubünden (, a registered humanitarian aid association based in Chur, to collect more humanitarian aid for Ukraine. As the winter months are drawing nearer and, due to the power shortages and infrastructure damages, there is a great need for warm, waterproof clothing and…
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‘The Journey of The Letter’ 12.10.22

This time we will visit the Swiss Post! Join us to have a look behind the scene of the letter sorting facility in Zurich-Mülligen to see how sophisticated it can be! Experience what goes on in a letter centre live! When: October 12th, 2022 Time: 17.30 – 20.30 Price for AVETH members: CHF 5.- per personMeeting point: Zürcherstrasse…
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