With over 26,000 enrolled students, the University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland's largest university. Founded in the year 1833, UZH was Europe's first university to be established by a democratic political system; today, UZH is one of the foremost universities in the German-speaking world. Made up of seven faculties covering some 100 different subject areas, the University offers a wide variety of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. In addition, UZH's continuing education programs offer excellent learning opportunities.
ESA is an international organisation with 22 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.
ID-Gene is a Swiss start-up active in DNA-based biodiversity monitoring by offering services and consulting in species identification, species detection in eDNA samples, DNA-based biodiversity assessments and environmental monitoring.
The SNSF promotes scientific research in Switzerland. It promotes the international competitiveness and integration of this research as well as its capacity to solve problems. It pays particular attention to the promotion
of young researchers.
NASA’s mission is to expand our knowledge of Earth and space for the benefit of humanity. It leads an innovative and expansive program of exploration with commercial and international partners to better understand Earth’s systems and enable human expansion across the solar system. In turn, these discoveries of science and technology are put to use in practical applications that both expand the human footprint across the universe and improve the quality of life on our home planet.
The Airborne Research Facility of the Earth System (ARES) is an integrated research infrastructure to measure terrestrial processes of the Earth system at regional scale. Data from complementary remote sensing instruments are assimilated in models within a dedicated computing infrastructure.
WSL is a leading institution in the research of responsible use and protection of natural and cultural landscapes, and the investigation of impacts and prevention of natural hazards. The WSL-Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) provides office space and infrastructure support.
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