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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about Language

  • The official language in Zurich and at ETH is German. The job candidate is not expected to know German. However, it is recommended that s/he acquires some knowledge of German during the first couple of years of residence - not the least for social reasons.
  • The basic undergraduate courses at ETH are taught in German. Most graduate courses and an increasing number of undergraduate courses are taught in English. The official policy of the ETH administration is to increase the use of English in education.
  • The everyday-language at the Automatic Control Laboratory is English.

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