Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Study Abroad Program

ETH Zürich is known throughout the world. Consistently ranked by all major World University rankings among the top universities in the world, it is considered the best university in continental Europe by the Shanghai Ranking ARWU, the Times Higher Education Ranking and the QS World University Ranking. It is currently ranked 8th best university in the world in engineering, science and technology and 2nd in Europe after the University of Cambridge.

The language of instruction at ETH is German. However, there are a limited number of courses that are taught in English. These are going to be upper-division courses intended for upper-division undergraduate students and master's students.

Weldon School students may participate in this program only in the spring semester of their junior year. An email will be sent to Weldon School students with a link to the online application in mid-spring semester each year. Visit Purdue's Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Program Details page for more information.

ETH-Purdue Approved Course Equivalencies for BME

BME Required Course

151-098-00L Biofluiddynamics
Note: Report about research experience outlining experimental design is also due to Prof. Kinzer-Ursem.

BME Technical Elective

376-1217-00L Rehabilitation Engineering I: Motor Functions

376-1614-00L Principles in Tissue Engineering

376-1397-00L Orthopaedic Biomechanics

277-0393-00L Biosensors and Bioelectronics

227-1046-00L Computer Stimulations of Sensory Systems