Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ)


The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), inaugurated in 1855 is a science and technology university with an outstanding research record. The Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry together with the Institute of Cartography build the main part of the Geomatics curriculum at ETH Zurich. Geomatics is the science of acquisition, management, modelling, analysis and representation of spatially related data and processes. Geomatics is a new science and curriculum at the ETH Zurich, which evolved from land surveying and rural engineering in 1998. ETH Zurich is the only academic institution on university level in Switzerland which provides this education.