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Zürich for Students
Zürich is a nucleus for learning and knowledge.
The city is home to two world-class universities: ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ranked 5th in Europe) and Zürich University (ranked 13th in Europe) which produced 21 Nobel Prize winners. The Pedagogical College, the Zürich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and the Zürich University of the Arts (ZHdK) are another three top-class technical colleges which contribute to Zürich's reputation as a knowledge and research pole by providing applied research and development.
Zürich is also an important center for research and development.
50 research and technology centers are located in the Greater Zürich Area, e.g. Swiss Re Center of Global Dialogue, IBM Zürich Research Laboratory, Google European Engineering Center, Microsoft Developer Center, Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut GDI.
You can find all the information you need on Zürich's various universities and technical colleges on the following websites:
- ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich
- Zürich University
- Zürich Pedagogical College
- Zürich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
- Zürich University of the Arts (ZHdK)