414.131.52 order of the ETH Zurich on the admission at the Ecole polytechnique Federal of Zürich (order of admission to the ETH Zurich) of November 30, 2010 (State 1 January 2013) the Direction of the École polytechnique Federal of Zurich (Direction of the school), under art. 16 of the Act of 4 October 1991 on the ETH, stop: Chapter 1 provisions general article 1 purpose and scope of application this order lays down the principles governing the admission to the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich (ETH Zurich).
Eligibility requirements specific to the different sectors are governed by this order and the provisions of the agreements and guidelines, relevant national and international.
This order does not apply: a. to the PhD, which is governed by the Ordinance of July 1, 2008 on the Ph.d. from ETH Zurich; b. University post-training programmes, which are governed by the order of September 14, 1988 on the post-training.
RS 414.133.1 RS 414.136 s. 2 academic year and beginning of the studies the academic year at the EPFZ begins in the fall semester.
Admissions in the first year of studies preparing for the bachelor and the first admissions to bachelor studies take place at the beginning of the fall semester.
Admissions to studies preparing the master and the didactic as well as readmissions training courses and industry changes at the level of the bachelor may also take place at the beginning of the spring semester insofar as this possibility exists in the relevant sector.
S. 3 concept of 'periods of studies' the notion of 'periods of studies' includes all deadlines concerning studies, including: a. the maximum duration allowed for studies of bachelor and master as well as for teacher training courses; b. registration deadlines to the acquis and withdrawal of registration controls; c. deadlines to pass through control of acquired; d. individual conditions relating to deadlines adjudicated by the Rector.
S. 4 extension and reduction of the maximum duration allowed for studies if the admission in an industry preparing for the master is subject to the obligation to acquire additional credits in accordance with the system of transfer of European credits (ECTS credits), it is entitled to an extension of the maximum time allowed from a number of compulsory ECTS credits. The Direction of the school rule the terms at the request of the Rector.
If credits are recorded for the acquis on admission to studies or readmission, entails a corresponding reduction of the maximum duration of the studies. The art. 43-45 regulate details.
Chapter 2 principles governing admission, registration and exmatriculation Section 1 principles governing the admission and registration article 5 agents registration is still valid for a specific sector.
Anyone who is admitted in a determined sector acquires not to the right to be admitted in another sector.
S. 6 General conditions of admission for admission to studies, the candidate must provide evidence that he has completed the preliminary training required for the chosen sector, including evidence of language skills.
If some indices allow to assume that a person is able to do for reasons of psychological studies, the Rector may require a medical certificate. If the certificate is not a sufficient basis for a decision, the school may order at the request of the Rector that a trusted doctor examines this person. The school decides on refusal of admission because of a disability of psychic order at the request of the Rector.
If the acts committed by a person seeking admission, evidence in support of the estimate to reason that his admission could threaten the functioning of the ETH Zurich or the safety of its members, the school may refuse admission at the request of the Rector.
S. 7 application for admission to studies people who want to study at the ETH Zurich must submit an application for admission. The filing of this application opens the admission procedure.
To be admitted, you must pay a fee in accordance with the order of May 31, 1995, on charges of the ETH domain. People coming from the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL) are exempt.
The President determines the data, deadlines and documents required for admission. This information is published in an appropriate manner, in particular on the website of the ETH Zurich.
Applications are not accepted: a. If they were not presented in the form and within the required timeframe; OUB. If the admission fee has not been paid.
For common to several high schools (sectors Joint-Degree) studies, the ETH Zurich may delegate the competence for the registration procedure fully or in part to one of the high schools. Details should be resolved in an agreement between the involved parties universities.
RS 414.131.7 s. 8 decision on admission the Rector decides on the application for admission to studies.
Admission may be subject to conditions and charges.
S. 9 presentation of the decision on the admission decision is issued to the candidate accompanied by the corresponding documents.
S. 10 finance courses, semi-annual and other contributions taxes finance of course, bi-annual contributions and other taxes are governed by the order of 31 May 1995 on the emoluments of the ETH domain.
RS 414.131.7 s. 11 exclusion of multiple studies at the same level of simultaneous registration in several courses at the same level is prohibited. Are excepted the didactic training courses.
S. 12 registration in several high schools students registered in another high school cannot be simultaneously enrolled at the ETH Zurich. Are excepted: a. students as part of a program of mobility or Exchange; b. students preparing common to several high schools channels; c. hosts students.
If, over time, other categories of students must be excepted the provision referred to the al. 1, is the Rector that statue.
S. 13 leave leave students remain registered. They must register for the semester and must pay mandatory semi-annual contributions and, where appropriate, other fees, particularly if they follow materials separated during their leave.
The deadline for studies in the meaning of art. 3 are not interrupted by the leave.
S. 14 courses with admission limited if attendance of course assumes some prior knowledge or success in some controls, students must provide the corresponding supporting documents.
Teachers are entitled to refuse admission to these courses when this evidence is not provided.
The Rector may, at the request of a Department, reserve course attendance students to a specific sector.
Departments can limit the number of participants to some courses. Are excepted designated courses as required in the list of courses.
S. 15 obligation to register students must be registered at the ETH Zurich until they have recourse to its services.
These benefits include courses, the controls of the acquis, the presentation of ECTS credits, advice and assistance, libraries and collections as well as computer services.
S. 16 proof of registration people who resorted to the ETH Zurich or organizations of members of the ETH Zurich benefits are required to demonstrate, by means of the card issued by the ETH Zurich (legitimation card), they are allowed to make use of these benefits if the asked.
Anyone who fails to comply with this obligation or cannot produce the legitimation authorizing it to make use of benefits is excluded from these benefits.
S. 17 electronic account and mandatory information when they register, students are assigned a personal e-mail from the ETH Zurich account and the corresponding electronic box.
Students are required to regularly consult their e-mail box.
Information about the studies are considered as certainly delivered the moment where they can be consulted from the electronic box of the ETH Zurich.
S. 18 change of address and other personal data editing students are obliged to immediately communicate any change of address via Internet in the corresponding application of the ETH Zurich. If the change of address was not provided, the mail sent to the old address are considered as legally delivered.
Students are also required to communicate immediately to the Rector's office any change in their personal data. They must do so in writing, by presenting all relevant administrative documents.
Section 2 Exmatriculation s. 19 effect the exmatriculation deletes all acquired rights in the registration.
S. 20 Exmatriculation by students students who wish to leave the EPFZ before the end of the studies do, in writing or in a personal interview, a declaration (declaration of exmatriculation) output to the Rectorate.
The Rector regulates of the procedure of exmatriculation. These are published in an appropriate manner, including on the website of the ETH Zurich.
S. 21 Exmatriculation by ETH students having obtained the diploma of a course of study are automatically exmatricules to the date of the decision of graduation (graduation ceremony).
In addition, students are exmatricules including:
a. If they were admitted to studies on the basis of false or incomplete particulars; b. If they are not in the half; c. If they respect not the finances of course payment periods, bi-annual contributions required or, where appropriate, other taxes; d. If they were permanently excluded from the continuation of studies in a sector specific and e. If a disciplinary measure has been pronounced against them on the basis of the ETH Zurich disciplinary regulations November 2, 2004, phew. If there is an inability to pursue studies attested by a medical certificate.
If there is a hint of inability to pursue studies, the Rector may require a medical certificate. If the certificate does not represent a sufficient basis for a decision, the school may, at the request of the Rector, order that a doctor's trust carries out an examination. If this review is rejected, the school decides last recourse.
At the same time as the exmatriculation within the meaning of para. 2, the Rector may direct further action. These include the fact that a possible return to the ETH Zurich may be possible only after a certain period of time. The possible maximum duration is 12 months.
RS 414.138.1 Chapter 3 Admission to studies preparing Bachelor Section 1 General or specific article admission Conditions 22. students wishing to be admitted to the studies preparing for the bachelor at the ETH Zurich must satisfy the conditions set out in art. 23 to 30.
They must also fulfil specific admission requirements, especially those that are applicable to foreign or international graduates.
The specific conditions for admission are updated each year by the President and published in an appropriate manner, including on the website of the ETH Zurich.
Section 2 Admission without examination art. 23 Swiss diplomas are accepted without examination to studies preparing for the bachelor at the ETH Zurich persons holding any of the following Swiss qualifications: a. Federal maturity certificate, certificate of maturity recognized by the Confederation or equivalent certificate issued by an upper secondary school of Switzerland or the Liechtenstein; b. certificate of Federal maturity in relation to the certificate attesting success in supplementary examinations; c. title of bachelor , diploma, license or State of a Swiss University College (undergraduate degree) examination; d. title of bachelor or diploma from a University recognized by the Confederation (HES); e. a technical high school (ETS) with title of a high school diploma (title ES) issued by the Secretariat of State for training, research and innovation (Delia); f. title of bachelor or diploma issued by a Swiss educational College; g. Swiss patent of primary education achievement training five years or obtained educational maturity in the year 2000 or later; h. certificate attesting that the applicant has successfully completed two years of study according to the regular curriculum with all exams thereto or that it has passed intermediate examination (examination propaedeutics) in a high school academic Swiss; admission without examination applies in this case only to the former field of study.
Proof of sufficient knowledge of German is reserved.
The designation of the administrative unit has been adapted to 1 Jan. 2013 pursuant to art. 16 al. 3 o of 17 nov. 2004 on official publications (RS 170.512.1).
S. 24 certificates of completion of foreign studies are admitted without examination to studies preparing at the ETH Zurich Bachelor holders of one of the following certificates of foreign studies: a. graduate of a school of the foreign higher degree of a general nature corresponding to a Swiss maturité as to the purpose, the deepening and the extent of training, to the extent that the conditions listed in art. 25 are fully met; (b) in addition, for countries that have ratified the Convention of 11 April 1997 on the recognition of qualifications concerning higher education in the European region: 1. title of bachelor, diploma, license or State examination at a high school in the country concerned (first degree), 2. Diploma superior of a general nature only partially fulfilling the conditions referred to the let. a, supplemented by a certificate attesting to at least two years of studies followed successfully according to plan regular study with all exams thereto issued by a high academic school of the country concerned; admission without examination apply in this case only the former field of study;
c. or for other countries: title of bachelor, diploma, license or State examination of a high academic school of the country concerned in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, sciences of engineering or Medicine (first degree).
For graduation certificates issued in countries with which bilateral agreements on equivalencies in academia have been signed, the admission is made in accordance with these agreements.
Proof of sufficient knowledge of German is reserved.
RS 0.414.8 s. 25 special provisions relating to the admission on the basis of foreign securities by maturity foreign mature titles allow admission studies preparing for the bachelor at the ETH Zurich if: a. the following branches were contents of teaching and examination or even contents of the final exam without interruption during the two years of schooling before the diploma of maturité: 1. mathematics 2. Physics, chemistry or biology, 3. a language;
b. the average rating obtained in final examinations in the three branches under the TLA. has reached at least 70% of the maximum values; c four other branches of the following disciplines were subject during the last three years of schooling: Physics, natural science, applications of mathematics, language, geography, history, economy; ETD. an official certificate confirms the maturity certificate granted general access to universities in the country that issued it.
The Rector may also require: a. evidence that the student has a place in a University College of the country of origin (country having issued the diploma) corresponding to the ETH Zurich; b. obtaining a minimum score to the degree of maturity.
For graduates of maturity for which ETH Zurich concluded an agreement in this sense, admission without examination may also be granted in exceptional cases when the conditions referred to in the al. 1 are not fully met.
S. 26 review of admission and preparatory course for EPFL anyone has passed the examination for admission at EPFL or the course of mathématiques spéciales (CMS) is admitted without examination at the ETH Zurich for studies preparing for the bachelor to the extent where the ETH Zurich would have made the same decision for admission. In other cases, further investigations are required.
Proof of sufficient knowledge of German is reserved.
Section 3 Admission with review s. 27 terms of discussion the Rector regulates the terms of entrance examination in a separate regulation. It defines branches of review in accordance with the EPFL.
Review material corresponds to the objectives of the studies defined in the order of 15 February 1995 on the recognition of maturité certificates, taking into account the special needs of the ETH Zurich.
The entrance examination is held in German language as a foreign language is not an examination subject.
Branches and materials of the admission examination are communicated in an appropriate manner, in particular on the website of the ETH Zurich.
RS 413.11 s. 28 admission reduced examination are admitted to studies preparing for the bachelor after successfully reduced examination, holders of one of the following degrees: a. cantonal maturity certificate or certificate of maturity issued by the Liechtenstein which is inconsistent with art. 23, al. 1, let. a; b. Swiss patent of schoolteacher who is inconsistent with art. 23, al. 1, let. a, f or g; c. maturity certificate or title of foreign studies that does not allow admission without examination according to art. 24, al. 1, let, has, but gives general access to university studies in the country that issued it; the Rector may also require proof that the student has a place of studies in a high academic school of the State having issued the corresponding diploma at ETH Zurich.
S. 29 admission after full examination persons who satisfy any of the conditions set out in art. 28 are admitted to studies preparing for the bachelor at the ETH Zurich after successful completion of a comprehensive review of admission.
Section 4 track preparing for the bachelor for officers of career s. 30. in addition to the conditions set out in art. 23 to 29 apply to admission in the sector preparing for the bachelor for career officers governed conditions: a. the Convention benefits from the February 8/11 March 2011 past between the ETH Zurich and the federal Department of defence, protection of the population and sports for the cycle of studies preparing for the bachelor in political science (career officer); ETB. by art. 4, al. 2 and 3 of the order of 24 September 2004 concerning the Military Academy at ETH Zurich.
May be consulted (in German only) at the following address: www.rechtssammlung.ethz.ch (RSETHZ 801.1) RS 414.131.1 Chapter 4 Admission to studies preparing for the master art. 31 General admission requirements admission to studies preparing for the master at the ETH Zurich requires:
a. a bachelor degree of at least 180 ECTS credits or equivalent University qualification in a field of study to follow the track preparing for the master issued by a high school, chosen; ETB. the linguistic knowledge necessary for the selected studies.
Departments can pose additional conditions to the admission channels specialized preparing for the master. They must be identical for all candidates.
A bachelor degree issued by a high school allows to be admitted to the studies of master at the ETH Zurich as if it allows admission without conditions to university studies preparing for the master in the system where it was obtained. The Rector may also require proof that the student had a study place.
S. 32 specific admission requirements branch of the school sets, at the request of the Rector, the principles and the required framework to enact specific admission conditions.
Each Department makes the specific admission conditions for each cycle of studies preparing for the master which he is responsible. It sets including: a. courses for accessing the cycle of studies preparing for the master; b. the knowledge and skills required in each specialized field c. language skills; d. in addition, cycles of studies specialized preparing for the master, the conditions related to the services (minimum grades, etc.).
In cases where more than four years have elapsed between the acquisition of title sanctioning the previous cycle studies and the application for admission to studies preparing for the master at the ETH Zurich, it may also provide the admission under certain conditions for securities that generally allow admission without conditions to a certain course of study preparing for the master.
The conditions for admission require the approval of the Rector.
These conditions are specified in the regulations for the study of the cycle of studies preparing for the master correspondent and published in an appropriate manner, including on the website of the ETH Zurich.
S. 33 admissions with conditions or additional requirements on a case by case, the Department can make depend on the admission of the justification of knowledge and additional skills, depending on the qualification and prior knowledge of the candidate. They must: a. be certified before entering the master studies (admission with additional conditions); OUB. be acquired during the studies preparing for the master in the deadlines therefor (admission subject to additional requirements).
S. 34 degree of bachelor to an ETH ETH Zurich bachelor diploma gives the right to be admitted to at least one studies consecutive preparing for the master of the ETH Zurich. The degree of bachelor in education preparing for the bachelor for career officers is excluded from.
Admission to courses of study preparing for the master of an EPF with the degree of bachelor in another EPF is set in an agreement.
Chapter 5 Admission to other studies art. 35 teacher training requirements for admission to studies of didactic training cycles are settled in the corresponding studies regulations.
They differ from principles set out in this order.
S. 36 academic mobility anyone who is registered in a high academic school that has an agreement of mobility or Exchange with the ETH Zurich can be allowed to make a stay at the ETH Zurich in the context of mobility where the conditions laid down in the agreement in question are fulfilled. The terms are governed by the agreement.
Admission restrictions on normal students are also valid for students enrolled in the context of mobility.
Students enrolled in the context of the mobility are not allowed to acquire academic titles at the ETH Zurich.
The Direction sets the details at the request of the Rector.
S. 37 semesters of exchange students registered in a high academic school entitled to deliver doctorate degrees and who cannot or will not come to study at the ETH Zurich under an agreement of mobility or Exchange, can y be admitted for Exchange semesters insofar as they fulfil the conditions referred to in the al. 7. There is no entitlement to admission to Exchange semesters.
Permission is granted for two semesters of Exchange up.
The admission restrictions for normal students are also applicable to those carrying out a semester.
The admission of students hosts an Exchange semester and separate materials require the permission of the Department responsible for the course of study concerned. The departments are empowered to limit the number of places for students and breakfast.
Guest students are not allowed to acquire academic titles at the ETH Zurich.
The school sets the eligibility and other details at the request of the Rector.
S. 38 specific courses students who are registered in a University College having concluded an agreement to that effect with the ETH Zurich or participating in a training program for which signed an agreement with the ETH Zurich can attend some courses and present the corresponding controls acting as specialized students.
Admission restrictions on normal students are attached to the following students for specific courses.
Specific courses students are not entitled to acquire academic titles at the ETH Zurich.
The Direction of the school rule the terms at the request of the Rector.
S. 39 listeners persons wishing to take courses without academic title may be admitted as listeners. There is no right to admission.
Listeners admitted to the ETH Zurich are not eligible for y: a. submit controls; b. acquire credits; c. acquire academic titles.
The admission restrictions for normal students are attached to the listeners.
Departments and teachers can exclude Auditors in some courses which are not open to all or do is accept that insofar as they justify corresponding previous knowledge and where the conditions in terms of premises, equipment and assistance. Specific restrictions on auditors are announced in the syllabus.
If no agreement can be reached with the competent teachers, the Rector decides on the admission to the relevant courses.
Chapter 6 Limitation of the choice of studies, change of sector, reintegration and capitalization of time studies Section 1 Limitation of the choice of studies, change of sector and reintegration art. 40 restriction on the choice of studies the rules apply to persons who have been permanently excluded a CURSUS at ETH Zurich: a. If they are excluded because they have failed at the controls of the acquis, are also the curriculum preparing the bachelor and master or a comparable to the ETH Zurich curriculum; b. If they were because they did not meet the deadlines for studies they may not register in the studies preparing the bachelor or master in the same course at the ETH Zurich.
The following rules apply to persons who, in another high school, were permanently excluded from the pursuit of studies in a certain sector because they have failed at the controls of the acquis or did not respect the deadlines for the studies, and who apply to be admitted to the ETH Zurich: a. they are not allowed in the sectors which have been excluded in the high school of origin; (b) they are not permitted in comparable sectors preparing the bachelor or master.
The principles referred to in the al. 1 and 2 shall apply by analogy to the didactic training courses.
The Direction of the school rule details at the request of the Rector.
S. 41 change course of study prior to the acquisition of the title of school students admitted to studies preparing for the bachelor at the ETH Zurich can change twice of course of study before the acquisition of the bachelor degree.
If the student changes course of study after failing basic examination, it must always repeat the review as a whole in the new course of study preparing for the bachelor.
Students admitted to studies preparing for the master at ETH Zurich can change once course of study before acquiring the master's degree to the extent that: a. they have not been definitively excluded from the course of study which they originate; and oub. they meet the admission requirements in the new course of study preparing for the master.
The limitation of the choice of studies referred to in art. 40 is reserved for all the changes of course of study.
Regular study times are applicable in the new course of study. Are reserved: a. any reduction in the duration of studies maximum allowable, if credits ECTS acquired followed studies so far are accounted for in the new course of study; b. the special provisions relating to time limits for the consideration of basic, if students have more right to a test for the basic examination in the new course of study preparing for the bachelor.
The Direction of the school rule details at the request of the Rector.
S. 42 back to the ETH Zurich students who have left the ETH or were exmatricules can register once again in a course of study of the ETH Zurich insofar as they fulfil the necessary requirements.
Restrictions on the choice of the study referred to in art. 40 are reserved for each new registration.
The following special provisions apply to a new registration in the same course of study:
a. the number of semesters to which the student was enrolled in this course of study during previous registrations shall be deducted from the maximum duration of studies allowed; b. the return is possible only if the diploma can be obtained within the period specified in the let. a. calculation is made on the basis of 30 credits ECTS per semester; c. If the baseline review should be presented in a course of study in the bachelor, the return is possible if time required for basic examination according to art. 20 of the General order of September 10, 2002, concerning the control of the acquis at the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich can be observed; the time limits start to run the first time where the student enters the sector of studies preparing for the bachelor. They are interrupted when the student leaves the EPFZ.d. The provisions referred to the let. a and c are not applicable when the student leaves the course of study preparing for the bachelor no later than at the end of the second half without introducing basic examination. In this case, the ordinary studies periods apply for the return in the same course of study.
If the student takes over in an another course of study, regular study times are applicable to the latter. Are reserved: a. a possible reduction in the level of maximum education authorized if credits ECTS acquired followed studies so far are accounted for in the new course of study; b. the special provisions relating to time limits for the basic examination if students have more right to a trial for the review in the new course of study preparing for the bachelor.
The Direction of the school rule details at the request of the Rector.
RS 414.135.1 Section 2 semesters accounting and controls of the acquis article exemption 43 principles in the admission of students from other high schools or other courses of the ETH Zurich and in case of return to the ETH Zurich, credits ECTS can be accounted for the semesters already carried out.
Controls ECTS credits to which the student has failed are not counted.
They can be recorded only if the knowledge and acquired skills are an integral part of the subject matter of the field of study of the desired ETH.
The Rector decides on the posting at the request of the Department allowing the student. He may delegate this authority to the departments.
There is no right to the recognition of credits. Are reserved the corresponding provisions in the regulations for the study of the different sectors.
The Rector may require, at the request of the Department who welcomes them, students iron already successful controls, including the complete block of exams, if more than six years have elapsed between the controls and the application of accounting.
If the completed semesters are counted, entails a corresponding reduction of the maximum duration of studies authorized in the new industry. In are excepted returns in the same sector referred to in art. 42, al. 3. the Direction of the school rule details at the request of the Rector.
S. 44 provisions specific relating to the level of bachelor on admission to studies preparing for the bachelor, ECTS credits validating studies benefits can be taken into account. This rule applies regardless of credits have already been posted to a degree. Can be taken into account to the maximum: a. 120 ECTS credits, if they have been acquired at the ETH Zurich and EPFL; b. 60 ECTS credits, if they have been acquired in another high school.
The restriction referred to in the al. 1, let. a, does not apply in the event of return in the same sector preparing Bachelor.
The restriction referred to in the al. 1, let. (b) does not apply to high schools with which the ETH Zurich has signed a relevant agreement.
S. 45 special provisions applicable to the level of master on admission to studies preparing for the master, taking account of ECTS validating studies benefits is excluded.
The ECTS credits gained at the ETH Zurich, however, may be taken into account if they have not already been for a diploma of end of studies.
In duly substantiated exceptional cases, the appropriations considered for a degree of master of the ETH Zurich can be also for a second master's degree. The Rector decides on these exceptions.
Each department determines in its regulation of studies the details of each master stream which it is responsible.
Chapter 7 legal remedies art. 46. an appeal may be lodged with the ETH Board of decisions made under this order within a period of 30 days from the receipt of the decision.
Chapter 8 provisions finals s. 47 the law in force the order of 10 September 2002 on the admission to the ETH Zurich is repealed.
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S. 48 transitional students who received before January 1, 2011 a decision on admission to studies involving an obligation to submit an entrance examination but have not yet passed it or not failed it once already before January 1, 2011, will receive a new decision under this order.
S. 49 entry into force this order comes into force on January 1, 2011.
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