The Computer Science Department at ETH Zurich is proud to offer Student Summer Research Fellowship for students from around the world. Fellowships will be competitively awarded every year to a number of applicants with excellent track records and an interest in research.


Course Level: This is a Student Summer Research Fellowship programme. The program begins on 01 July and ends on 31st August.

The program is committed to increasing diversity in the computer science area.

Research opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • Algorithms and theory
  • Computer systems
  • Human-computer-interaction and cyber-physical systems
  • Information and system security
  • Machine learning
  • Information and system security
  • Programming languages and software engineering
  • Visual Computing

Scholarship Award: Fellows at ETH Zurich will receive a monthly allowance of about CHF1.750 to cover housing and living expenses. Travel and visa expenses will be covered as well. Students can claim the travel costs against receipts at the beginning of the program.

Accommodation: Affordable housing during the research stay will be organized, once a candidate is accepted into the program. We will also provide information regarding visa applications (where required).

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

You are eligible for the Student Summer Research Fellowship program if you satisfy the following:

  • You are enrolled in a study program (Bachelor or Master) in computer science or a closely related field (e.g., electrical engineering, mathematics, physics)
  • Your expected graduation date in your current study program (Bachelor or Master) is January 2020 or later.
  • You have 2 years of study completed by summer 2019 (Master students naturally satisfy this condition).
  • The duration of the fellowship is fixed to the full two months of July and August. You can be present during the entire time.

English Language Requirements: Formal evidence is not required. You will need a good working knowledge of English in order to participate fully. Your language ability may be assessed during the interview. The program is fully conducted in English. Formal evidence is not required. However, the fellowship requires a good working knowledge of English. Your language ability may be assessed during an interview.

Kindly provide the following documents to International Education Office, N-13 for Internal Assessment Panel by the deadline:

  • Letter of Motivation (Explain Areas of research you are applying for and why you chose it)
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume: You are required to use the Europass format (click here) for your CV

Deadline: November 30th, 2018 till 4:00 PM. 

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