The Ukrainian Association of Students and Academics in Zurich (UASAZ) was established in 2022 to facilitate the development of Ukrainian academic community and promote Ukrainian culture in Switzerland. We are a community of like-minded people who are interested in Ukraine. We aim at organizing educational and cultural events, conducting informational campaigns about Ukraine and Ukrainians in Switzerland, and bringing the Ukrainian academic community together. We are always open to new ideas, collaborations, and organizing exciting events!
Schwung materialised from a group of friends who wanted to create a Hungarian student community in Switzerland. Our association was founded in Zurich in 2021. We build our community by organising social, educational and cultural events, as we aim to provide both educational and fun activities for our members. Our name is short for “Schweizer Verein Ungarischer Studierenden”. “Schwung”, the German word for “momentum”, represents our enthusiasm.
SKETHZ is the chess club of ETH. We regularly organize tournaments, both over the board and online, as well as casual meet-ups. Our main event, the Polychamps, is a yearly competition against EPFL. Our events are open to everyone, so, whether you are a beginner or a Grand Master, don’t hesitate and join us. 😉
The LSVZ, the Latino Students’ Union Zürich, is an association with the purpose of fostering the spanish-speaking community at the ETH and the UZH. We organize events so that the newbies can get to know the city and also other students. The studying has to be compensated with social activities, and the LSVZ team tries to do that by organising parties, BBQs, excursions and much more!
The Camerata Academica Zürich is a chamber orchestra and has been performing classical works at the highest level at regular concerts and academic events for over 10 years.
Would you like to play in an ambitious student orchestra? Or would you like to perform your most beautiful solo piece accompanied by a string orchestra? Then our orchestra is the right place for you!
MeWell is a student and staff association at the universities in Zurich with a focus on providing both professional and community-focused activities around raising awareness of mental wellbeing and fighting metal health stigma at the universities in Zurich.
MeWell’s goal is a mental health-positive culture, where all students and (non-)academic workers participate in a mental-health normalized culture, are supportive of each other’s mental health, and know where to find mental help.
To this end we organize monthly talks on different mental health topics together with experts in the field as well as fun social events throughout the year.
The mission of ETH Cyber Group is to foster cybersecurity enthusiasm among ETH students. They promote participation at selected cyber competitions and build, prepare, and coach participating teams from all academic backgrounds. In their Open Ports, cyber experts share current hot topics, give insights into career choices, and shed light on real-life challenges in interactive workshops and talks. Once a year, they organize a networking event with keynote speakers.
The Association of Luxembourg Students in Zurich (LSZ) was founded in 1930. Some of our goals are to bring together the Luxembourgish student community in Zurich, to support Luxembourgish ‘freshmen’ with their first steps in Zurich and to advise Luxembourgish students on possible studies in Zurich. Throughout the year we organize numerous events to bring our members together and to give them a good change from everyday student life.
At SEET – Support Education, Empower Together, we believe in the indefeasible right of education and equal opportunities. In reality, refugees face many cultural, financial, and institutional obstacles, which complicate their access to higher education. SEET aims to act as a facilitator between refugees and Swiss higher education institutions, supporting them in overcoming these obstacles. We offer professional mentoring, a vast network, workshops and situational financial support to refugee women.
The Belgian Association for Students in Switzerland (B.A.S.S.) came to existence in 2020 in order to establish a strong and supportive Belgian community for students in Switzerland. We aim to unlock the best of what Belgium and Switzerland have to offer. Founded and based in Zurich, our current members include students from the University of Zurich (UZH) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), as well as young professionals. It is our mission to boost professional development, as well as social and cultural coherence within the Belgian community in Switzerland!