The Department of Earth Sciences

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The Department of Earth Sciences (D-ERDW) is a teaching and research entity of the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich).

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The Department carries out the duties given in the Organisation Ordinance in the areas of teaching, research, and planning. It represents the main administrative unit for university staff involved in the area of Earth Sciences.

Top World ranks for Earth Sciences at ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich has been ranked no. 1 in QS World University Rankings in Earth & Marine Sciences in 2015.


ETH earth sciences best in the world

ETH Zurich's earth scientists performed especially well in the QS Rankings by Subject, achieving the top ranking among all universities worldwide. ETH's environmental sciences faculty also rank among the best in the world. Read more 

ETH Zurich has been ranked no. 3 in Best Global Universities for Geosciences by U.S. News in 2015.

ETH Zurich has been ranked no. 11 in Top 100 universities for physical sciences by Times Higher Education in 2014-2015.

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