Welcome to Zurich and the ETH Campus Hönggerberg as the venue for the conference organized by the Institute for Education, University of Zurich
To the conference venue ETH Campus Höngerberg
Zurich is the largest Swiss city, beautifully situated a the lake of Zurich with a gorgeous view onto the mountains of central Switzerland. The two main universities – University of Zurich and ETH Zurich - are both highly ranked in international comparisons.
For more information about Zurich see http://www.zuerich.com
- Photograph by UZH
About the University of Zurich
The University of Zurich (UZH) is one of Europe’s leading research universities. UZH is organized into seven faculties with more than 25,000 students and 4,230 staff members primarily on three sites, and offers the widest range of study courses in Switzerland. The Institute for Education is one of the academic departments belonging to the Faculty of Philosophy. Its 15 chairs are dedicated to research and teaching related to learning processes, didactics, special needs education, the education of teachers for higher secondary education, school governance, general pedagogy and history of pedagogy. Together with the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) – our host during the conference at the Hönggerberg Campus – and the Zurich University of Applied Sciences – where teachers for primary and lower secondary are educated – the UZH contributes significantly to the academic development and teacher education in Switzerland, and is part of a dynamic network of internationally renowned research and education institutions.