VESUV is the association of former student representatives and board members. It encompasses all formerly active members of VSETH and its surroundings. We are dedicated to enhance and cultivate the dialog between current and former student representatives and support them with help and advice in their activities. Since 2014, we are providing a platform to exchange and bridge the gap between generations – With events around the ETH, we bring young and old together. The board of the VESUV takes care of administrative duties and arranges recurring and nonrecurring activities. Everyone is welcome to initiate and realize new events or support the different existing ones.


The AOZ, an orchestra composed of around 70 students and employees of ETH Zurich and University of Zurich, rehearses orchestral music under expert guidance and brings it to the concert level. The joy of making music is combined with serious work in order to achieve high level performances. Also the interdisciplinary contact between the various academic disciplines as well as friendship and sociability is seen as strong bond among the members. Last but not least, the AOZ is an essential part of the cultural offerings for students in Zurich by presenting the audience at least four symphonic concerts per year.


The KOSTA organizes numerous festivals and parties around the ETH and University of Zurich and provides other students their know-how and material. Our purpose is the realization of the Polyball at the ETH Zurich, which is considered as the biggest decorated ball in Europe. We are a young, motivated team of ETH, university & college students offering a variety of tasks and a lot of space to contribute their own ideas. With over 100 years of experience in event management, we have a large network as well as many exciting and valuable contacts.


By now the musicplatform is the largest musical community of both universities of Zurich, everyone studying and working at either the ETH or the UZH is warmly invited in joining us. Making and listening to music can compensate the daily stress of academic work. Therefore, it is wonderful to see and hear that people pursue their musical hobby with enthusiasm, next to their work and studying. The musicplatform provides musicians of both universities a network for coming together, e.g., in playing concerts and joining courses, in other words to share their passion. And as a former student and later professor of the ETH said: “Creativity is catching. Pass it to others.” (Albert Einstein)


The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a European-wide student organisation, created to support and develop student exchange. ESN Zürich aims to ensure that all international students in Zurich feel at home, have a great time, meet a lot of new people, get a good glimpse at Swiss student life and Swiss culture in general. We organize a big Welcome-party and all kinds of fun events, all year long. We also set up buddy programs, provide information and may even come and fetch you at the airport when you arrive! In a word, we are here to make your stay a better one.


The AFrEZ « Association Francophone des Étudiants de Zürich » is the student association for french speaking students in Zürich. Every year they organize many events to promote the French language and the francophone culture. Their events include wine and cheese tastings, fondue evenings, many Nachtseminar parties, various cultural events like concerts, exhibitons etc. and of course the French Kiss Party held every spring.


Meet other LGBTIQ* students at Uni and ETH: From the monthly dinner, to grill parties, pubcrawls and skiing weekends – we organize events for every taste.

ETH Entrepreneur Club

The ETH Entrepreneur Club is a student initiative at ETH Zurich to bring entrepreneurial-minded people together and to foster entrepreneurship among students. Through startup events and our community, we provide a platform to develop ideas, build teams and exchange experience.


Established in 2010, L-Punkt is the association of lesbian, bisexual and queer academic women in Zurich. The group frequently organizes various activities for women in and around Zurich. Moreover, we speak out for legal and social equality of LGBTI people in Switzerland. No matter if you prefer to play soccer at Irchelpark, rock the stage at the open mic or just like to have dinner together – we’re looking forward to meeting you!