When You Need Help!

Scientific Staff can access a number of counseling resources within AVETH and at ETH Psychological Counselling Service to help with academic and personal concerns.

For more information about counselling opportunities, contact us at

Do you have difficulties with 

Your PhD, PostDoc, Project 
Relationship with your Supervisor
Your stay in Switzerland
Other problems in your work environment

How can counselling help you ?

Work out a solution together with you
Help to avoid escalation
Provide Mediation
Connect you with services at ETHZ


Buddy System

Wondering what’s going on at ETH? Get in touch with a well-established peer and be informed about:

First steps after arrival in Switzerland
Zurich life and social activities
Learning at Language center, Student Project House, Soft skill courses, etc.
Events or even engagement – political or social – in AVETH and the Department associations
Sports at ASVZ

and a lot more!

Know your way around ETH, meet interesting people, make new friends and get the real spirit of being a student at ETH:

Become a buddy:

The ETH Respect campaign

Diversity is one of ETH’s strengths – and at the same time a challenge. The respect campaign and the followign code of conduct were promoted by ETH to address inappropriate behavior and raise aweareness on this delicate topic. For more information, please go to