Awards for students
Annually, three awards are presented to D-BIOL students.
Award for the best basic examination
The student concluding the first year of the Bachelor-degree with the highest marks in the basic examination will receive this award. This prize is financed by Prof. em. Nikolaus Amrhein.
ETH medal for an excellent Master thesis
Requirement: Master thesis graded 6, master degree average at least 5.25. The ETH medal is awarded upon application by the supervisor of the student who has submitted an outstanding master thesis. Applications must be submitted to the student administration office until September 1st. The application has to include a written statement about the excellence of the master thesis, a hard copy version of the thesis and a PDF. An additional external opinion confirming the excellence of the thesis will be obtained. The prize will be awarded at the master’s ceremony taking place towards the end of the calendar year.
Weisung betreffend Auszeichnung von Master-Arbeiten mit der Medaille der ETH Zürich (only available in German)
Willi Studer Prize
The Willi Studer prize is awarded annually to the top student for each master’s program offered at the ETHZ. This prize has been awarded since 1993 and is funded through the estate of Dr. h.c. Willi Studer. Masters degrees that have been finalized between 1 October of the previous year, through 30 September of the current year, will be considered. The prize is awarded at the master’s ceremony taking place towards the end of the calendar year.
Weisung betreffend Verleihung des Willi-Studer-Preises (only available in German)
The awardees of the previous years are listed here.