Independent Summer Program: ETH-Zurich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Summer Research Fellowship Programme

Transfer Credits: To qualify for and receive academic credits, you must follow your home faculty’s transfer credit procedures. It is your responsibility to consult with your Faculty Registrar’s office regarding transfer credits for independent summer programs. There may be fees to apply for a transfer credit assessment. Alternatively, you can choose to undertake this opportunity on a not-for-credit basis. 

Faculty specific instructions: 

Tuition: Paid directly to the host university. 

How to Apply: 

  1. Apply directly to the host institution and pay tuition to the host institution.
  2. Complete the Safety Abroad requirements (including the Safety Abroad Registry and Workshop) prior to departure. Only students who complete all Safety Abroad requirements are eligible for IE Award+ and for a possible discount on program fees at the host institution.
  3. If you plan to apply for the transfer credit option, please ensure you follow your home faculty’s transfer credit procedures. 
  4. Apply for an IE Award+ by May 6th (application period starts in January).
  5. After host institution approval, arrange for your visa (if applicable), book your flights and accommodation, and set off on your learning abroad experience!

Academic Transcript from Host Institution: Once you have completed your summer program, ensure that an official transcript is sent directly from the host institution to your U of T faculty’s Transfer Credit Office, not to the Centre for International Experience. 

For students interested in summer research in 
other fields than computer science, please see the website for Summer Research Exchange Program to ETH Zurich


Country: Switzerland
City: Zürich
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: Yes
Timeline: 8 weeks, 1 July - 31 August
Run By: CIE
For Credit: No


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Research
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to the host
Program Fees: Paid to the host
Funding: IE Award+


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Refer to the host institution for more information