ETH Zurich is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. It is well known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for implementing its results directly into practice. Founded in 1855, to researchers, it today offers an inspiring working environment, to students, a comprehensive education.
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ETH has a long-running and successful history of designing computer systems and developing software tools. Out of this success, the Department of Computer Science was formed in 1981.
Since then, the department has quickly grown and developed into the renowned institution it is today. Currently, more than 30 professors from over 10 countries are active at the Department of Computer Science. More than 200 PhD students and research assistants and over 50 postdocs and senior scientists contribute to maintaining the high standards in research and teaching for which the department is known worldwide. More than 800 students (about 500 in the Bachelor program and 300 in the Master program) benefit from this directly, leading many to go on to innovative careers in research, education and industry.
The Kontaktparty is not organized by ETH Zurich, but by one of its students organizations, the VIS. Nevertheless, ETH Zurich provides us the facilities and other services.