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Semester dates

Spring Semester 2017 Monday, 20.02.2017 - Friday, 02.06.2017
Autumn Semester 2017 Monday, 18.09.2017 - Friday, 22.12.2017
Spring Semester 2018 Monday, 19.02.2018 - Friday, 01.06.2018
Autumn Semester 2018 Monday, 17.09.2018 - Friday, 21.12.2018

Overview semester dates

2017

Start of Spring Semester 2017 Monday, 20.02.2017
Doctoral Graduation deadline Friday, 17.03.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 19.03.2017
Week after Easter: no classes Friday, 14.04.2017 - Sunday, 23.04.2017 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 23, 2017
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 21.04.2017
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) Monday, 24.04.2017 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day Monday, 01.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day Thursday, 25.05.2017 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 24, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes Friday, 26.05.2017
End of Spring Semester 2017 Friday, 02.06.2017
Whitsuntide Saturday, 03.06.2017 - Monday, 05.06.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Doctoral Graduation date Friday, 09.06.2017
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 21.07.2017
Swiss National Day Tuesday, 01.08.2017 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session Monday, 07.08.2017 - Friday, 01.09.2017
Entrance examinations Monday, 21.08.2017 - Thursday, 31.08.2017
Information days for final-year secondary school students Wednesday, 06.09.2017 - Thursday, 07.09.2017
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) Monday, 11.09.2017 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2017 Monday, 18.09.2017 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin Tuesday, 19.09.2017
Doctoral Graduation deadline Friday, 13.10.2017
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 15.10.2017
Doctorate awards ceremony Friday, 20.10.2017
ETH Faculty Retreat Friday, 10.11.2017 Show 
 
No classes after 12 am
 
 
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) Saturday, 18.11.2017 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) Saturday, 25.11.2017 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2017 Friday, 22.12.2017
Christmas break Saturday, 23.12.2017 - Tuesday, 02.01.2018 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

2018

Doctoral Graduation date Monday, 08.01.2018
Examination session Monday, 22.01.2018 - Friday, 16.02.2018
Start of Spring Semester 2018 Monday, 19.02.2018
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 18.03.2018
Week after Easter: no classes Friday, 30.03.2018 - Sunday, 08.04.2018 Show 
 
End of classes on Thursday, March 29, 2018, 17:00, no classes up to and including Sunday, April 8, 2018
Buildings closed over Easter from Good Friday until Easter Monday!
 
 
 
"Sechseläuten" (Zurich spring festival) Monday, 16.04.2018 Show 
 
No classes in the afternoon, buildings closed from 13:00 h!
 
Labour Day Tuesday, 01.05.2018 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed
 
 
Ascension Day Thursday, 10.05.2018 Show 
 
no classes, buildings closed, end of classes on Wednesday, Mai 9, 17:00
 
 
Friday after Ascension Day: classes Friday, 11.05.2018
Whitsuntide Saturday, 19.05.2018 - Monday, 21.05.2018 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
End of Spring Semester 2018 Friday, 01.06.2018
Swiss National Day Wednesday, 01.08.2018 Show 
 
Buildings closed
 
 
Examination session Monday, 06.08.2018 - Friday, 31.08.2018
Entrance examinations Monday, 20.08.2018 - Thursday, 30.08.2018
Information days for final-year secondary school students Wednesday, 05.09.2018 - Thursday, 06.09.2018
"Knabenschiessen" (local Zurich festival) Monday, 10.09.2018 Show 
 
Buildings open all day!
 
Start of Autumn Semester 2018 Monday, 17.09.2018 Show 
 
First semester day
 
Classes begin Tuesday, 18.09.2018
application deadline session examinations and end of semester examinations Sunday, 14.10.2018
Dies Academicus (“ETH Day”) Saturday, 17.11.2018 Show 
 
Main building HG closed, Sport Center Polyterrasse MM open
 
 
Polyball (annual student ball) Saturday, 01.12.2018 Show 
 
Buildings HG and MM closed starting Saturday, 17:00 and Sunday
 
 
 
End of Autumn Semester 2018 Friday, 21.12.2018
Christmas break Saturday, 22.12.2018 - Wednesday, 02.01.2019 Show 
 
Christmas break, buildings closed!
 
 
     

Conferences D-PHYS

Department committee

DA 27.02.2017
DA 22.05.2017
DA 25.09.2017
DA 11.12.2017
     

Department conference & Professors' conference

DeptK / ProfK 03.03.2017
DeptK / ProfK 02.06.2017
DeptK / ProfK 29.09.2017
DeptK / ProfK 15.12.2017
     

Master's degree graduation ceremony

Masterfeier 16.06.2017
     

Grading conference

NoK 23.02.2017
NoK 14.09.2017
     

Teaching conference

UK 28.02.2017
UK 16.05.2017
UK 26.09.2017
UK 05.12.2017
     

Meeting dates

Heads of Department & Executive Board planning meeting

Heads of Department & Executive Board planning meeting 29.03.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Heads of Department & Executive Board planning meeting 03.10.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
Heads of Department & Executive Board planning meeting 13.03.2018 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Heads of Department & Executive Board planning meeting 02.10.2018 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
     

Conference of the Heads of Department

Conference of the Heads of Department 14.03.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Conference of the Heads of Department 02.05.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Conference of the Heads of Department 06.06.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Conference of the Heads of Department 05.09.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Conference of the Heads of Department 31.10.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Conference of the Heads of Department 12.12.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Jasmin Kirschbaum, Generalsekretariat
044 632 20 20 oder jasmin.kirschbaum@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
     

President's approval of new professorships

President's approval of new professorships 27.03.2017 Show 
Stab Professuren, Katharina Hagenauer
 
President's approval of new professorships 24.10.2017 Show 
Stab Professuren, Katharina Hagenauer
 
 
     

General Faculty Conference

Professors’ Conference

University Assembly

University Assembly 23.02.2017 Show 
University Assembly 16.03.2017 Show 
University Assembly 27.04.2017 Show 
University Assembly 22.05.2017 Show 
University Assembly 22.06.2017 Show 
University Assembly 12.10.2017 Show 
University Assembly 09.11.2017 Show 
Nach Bedarf.
 
University Assembly 14.12.2017 Show 
     

Lecturers’ Conference (KdL)

Conference of the Directors of Study

Conference of the Directors of Study 09.03.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
 
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 18.05.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 05.10.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 07.12.2017 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 08.03.2018 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
3. und 3.-letzter Donnerstag im Semester, ausser es ist Auffahrt -> am Dienstag vorher
 
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 17.05.2018 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
3. und 3.-letzter Donnerstag im Semester, ausser es ist Auffahrt -> am Dienstag vorher
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 04.10.2018 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
3. und 3.-letzter Donnerstag im Semester, ausser es ist Auffahrt -> am Dienstag vorher
 
Conference of the Directors of Study 06.12.2018 Show 
Kontakt:
Marianne Schwyter, Assistenz Rektor/in
044 632 20 74 oder marianne.schwyter@sl.ethz.ch
 
3. und 3.-letzter Donnerstag im Semester, ausser es ist Auffahrt -> am Dienstag vorher
 
     
 
 
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