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ETH Zurich
Main building ETH Zurich
Established 1855
Type Public
Admin. staff 9,049
Students 15,093
Location Zurich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
47°22′35.10″N 8°32′53.17″E / 47.376417°N 8.5481028°E / 47.376417; 8.5481028Coordinates: 47°22′35.10″N 8°32′53.17″E / 47.376417°N 8.5481028°E / 47.376417; 8.5481028
Campus Urban
Affiliations IDEA League, TIME, IARU, CESAER

ETH Zurich (German: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) or Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich is a science and technology university in Zurich, Switzerland. Locals sometimes refer to it by the name Poly, derived from the original name Eidgenössisches Polytechnikum or Federal Polytechnic Institute.

ETH is ranked among the top universities in the world. It is a founding member of the IDEA League and the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU).

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