The SMW represents the interests of the materials science students versus the department and the ETH as a whole. To create the studies more enjoyable the SMW organizes field trips to companies, diverse events and offers a collection of old exams. Every last Wednesday of the month during the semester, the famous „Stamm” takes place, an event where materials science students come together.
The AIV is the association of civil engineering students and aims to provide them comfortable and carefree studies. The AIV takes a stand for the interests of the civil engineering students concerning the department and the ETH in general, organizes an annual career fair (Kontakttreffen Hönggerberg), supports the students during their studies, organizes excursions and runs its own bar, the Loch Ness.
The GESO represents the study programmes in Environmental Engineering, Geomatic Engineering and Planning as well as the Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems programme. They campaign the students’ interests in the department and the ETH. Further, they organise a number of different events and excursions during the semester in order to add variety to university life. Moreover, they offer various services to make the studies easier.
VMP represents all students of mathematics, physics and computational science towards the departments and the professors. Moreover VMP gives its best to facilitate the studies of its members by providing old exams, courses to prepare you for the exams, organizing parties, poker and chess tournaments, fondue or barbecue events. Besides the VMP offers you one free coffee per day at our lounge (CAB E31).
The VIAL represents the students in the two departments D-USYS and D-HEST. Furthermore the VIAL organizes many events such as the famous Spring Party named “Frühlingsfest”, a skiweekend in the beautiful Swiss Alps, food tastings, excursions and different informative meetings concerning the future career of the students. Every Thursday the VIAL organizes the “Donstigsbier” where students talk to each other with a nice cold beer in their hands.
AMIV represents students pursuing the following degrees: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Micro and Nanosystems, Biomedicine, Nuclear Engineering, Robotics, System and Controls. AMIV is the biggest and most active student association at ETH and offers a large palette of services for its members at the D-ITET and D-MAVT departments ranging from academic assistance to diverse cultural events.
The Association of Computer Science Students, VIS, is dedicated to the well-being of the computer science students at ETH Zurich. In addition to providing services like the exam bundle, a collection of past examinations, the VIS organizes a wide variety of events, highlights being the BBQ at Katzensee (“VISKAS”), the traditional cheese fondue evening, “FIGUGEGL,” and the Snowdayz. The Kontaktparty is the largest IT recruiting fair in Switzerland and the best platform for introducing prospective graduates to the job market.