Karaokestamm: Wednesday, 25.05.2024, 18:00

On 15. of May the Karaokestamm takes place at LochNess HXE. We’re hoping to hear all of your beautiful singing voices! Eventstart is as usual at 18:00.

As a Highlight of the Evening your beloved Kulti #2 Fabian Kleiner will sing a duet with our also beloved SMW Mascot Rolli Rollison. Make sure to bring your lighters for this tear shedding performance of two truly great artists.

We hope to see you all there!

Avantamastamm: Wednesday, 24.04.2024, 18:00

Next Wednesday the 24.04.2024 we will host the Avantama Battle Night at LochNess in the HXE building. As a participant you will get a free drink and a free meal from the grill kindly sponsored by Avantama. You can also win cool prizes if you do well in the battles and get in touch with a possible employer in a relaxed environment. Come and join us for an exciting evening full of games and fun!

TechNess: Friday, 12.04.2024, 18:00

On Friday, April 12th, at 6 pm, the SMW x VeBiS x APV TechNess (formely known as Cocktailstamm) will take place in the HXE.
Come by and enjoy a selection of fancy drinks at the bar with affordable student prices. And if you enjoy electronic music, you might as well just stay and party with us through the night until 2 in the morning!

Beerpongstamm: Wednesday, 27.03.2024, 18:00

On Wednesday the Beerpongstamm will take place. As usually we will start at 18:00 in the Lochness (HXE). Of course, it is a normal Stamm so you don’t have to participate in the tournament to come to the Stamm. There will also be time to play Beerpong even if you’re not registered in the tournament.

Pubquiz-Stamm: Wednesday, 13.03.2024, 18:00

We are finally back with the first Stamm of the semester. As the name implies the main event will be a Pubquiz, for that you can register from 18:00-18:30 as teams of 4 people (you can do bigger/smaller teams if you like but the prices are designed for groups of 4)

If you can’t make it in time ask your teammates to register for you and if all of you can’t make it in time write a mail to and we’ll find a solution.

SMW on Ice: Friday, 15.12.2023, 16:00

SMW on Ice will take place on the 15th of December, based on the results of the survey. The hot beverages will be available starting at 4 p.m.
Everybody is free to organise their own journey, but we have selected two connections which should suit most of you. On the Höngg, both groups will leave on the bus 69 at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. People from Zentrum can meet us at the Seilbahn Rigiblick stop, where we plan to make the 33 at 2:28 p.m. and 3:28 p.m., respectively. Important reminder: You are responsible for your own bus ticket and skates.
Connection 14:00: Zürich, ETH Hönggerberg → Zürich, Dolder. Fr. 15.12.2023.
Connection 15:00: Zürich, ETH Hönggerberg → Zürich, Dolder. Fr. 15.12.2023. 

Glühwein-Stamm: Wednesday, 13.12.2023, 18:00

The last event of the semester is the Glühweinstamm. To end the semester with a bang, come to the Glühweinstamm. Get your own SMW mug! Let’s enjoy a cosy evening before the learning phase begins.

Disco Night on Friday, 24.11.2023, 18:00, HXE

Together with the VeBis and the APV we host the Disco Night. There is no Dresscode, altough the best Costume wins a price!

Raclette-Stamm on Wednesday, 22.11.2023

Treat yourself to lots of wine and cheese at the HXE from 18:00!

Oktoberfest-Stamm on Wednesday, 01. November 2023, 18:00

Our next Stamm will take place on Wednesday evening, 01.11.2023, at 18:00, in the HXE! Together we will eat, drink, dance and play cards.

Freshman-Stamm on Wednesday, 11. October 2023, 18:00

Our first Stamm of this academic semester, the Ersti-Stamm, will take place on 11 October 2023, 18:00, in Loch Ness (HXE)!
As a first year student, this is your chance to get to know other students from your course.

GV: 21.09.2023 at 18:00 O’clock in the HXE C1

Do you study Materials Science at ETH? Then come to the SMW’s General Assembly and get to know the association that is responsible for the great events. There is also food. It is necessary to sign up on the link below.

Sign up

Mathpreparationcourse: 12. to 15. September (Tue to Fri)

Do you want to refresh your math knowledge from High School and deepen the comprehension with Theory and Exercises? Then the voluntary Mathematics Preparation Course for Materials Scientist (MVK) is the right choice. It only costs CHF 30. The deadline for signing up is the Friday the 8. September 2023.



Avantamastamm 31.05.23

On the 31.05.2023 we will host the Avantama Battle Night at LochNess in the HXE building. As a participant you will get a free drink and a free meal from the grill kindly sponsored by Avantama. You can also win cool prizes if you do well in the battles and get in touch with a possible employer in a relaxed environment. Come and join us for an exciting evening full of games and fun!

We hope many of you will participate and wish you all good luck!
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I (S)AM curious

Hi guys,

We invite you to the event “I (S)AM curious” which takes place in the HCI G3 on the 17.05. at 16:00. Together with the Association of the scientific staff of the D-MATL (SAM) we have organized an event, where staff of the D-MATL present their research. In the form of an elevator pitch you can get an insight into the different projects and in the following aperitif you can ask further question or simply chat with other members of our department. As a sponsor Sensirion contrasts the research topics with a talk about an industrial aspect of materials science and will be present at the aperitif. You’ll find the detailed programme in the attached flyer. We are looking forward to having many join us!

Please sign up for the Event 🙂

Your SMW board



Höhenflug: Rope Park Kloten – SMW & GESO

We are happy to invite you to an afternoon in the high wire park in Kloten together with GESO.
The event will take place on the 21st of april and will only cost you 20 CHF.
For additional information and the registration please follow the link below:

We are looking forward to seeing you all there.



LMW+: Every Tuesday and Thursday

Remember us? We are those crazy people who love to run in their free time. You too? Then join us! As you might know we meet every Tuesday at 17:45 in front of ASVZ for an interval training, but now we also meet on Thursdays at 11:45 for a chill run! (ca. 6:30 min/km).

We expect to see you soon!
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Beerpong-Stamm: Wednesday, 29.03.2023, 18:30

This year, the Beerpong Tournament will be organized together with the VMP. The three best teams will compete in the final on 18.05.2023. At the Beerpong Stamm we will be looking for the three best teams to represent the SMW! Our tournament will be played with the same rules as the final, you can find them here. The tournament will start at 18:30. As we have to adapt the tournament schedule to the number of teams, the deadline for registration is midnight on 27.03.2023. You can register here.


InSight Event from D-MATL: Tuesday, 04.04.2023, 18.00 – 20.30 Uhr

Use this chance to get to know four Alumni of the D-MATL, their careere and their current employer. Sign up until the 24. of march 2023 on

Latest vacancies (as of 03.03.2023)

More vacancies (TAG Heuer, Noriware, Sensirion) were published on Jobs & Interships > Job Pinboard as well as Studies > Bachelor / Master Thesis.

International Career Day 2023

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) is holding the 19th International Career Day (ICD) on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at the Lucerne Exhibition Center. The ICD offers a platform where young professionals and students can meet representatives of international organizations and find out about career opportunities and requirements in a multilateral environment. More information


General assembly: Wednesday, 08.03.2023, 18:00

This spring semerster’s GV is going to take place on Wednesday, March 08, at 18:00 in HXE C1. It is going to be held in German with presentation slides in English. Please register until midnight of March 05.

Pub quiz-Stamm: Wednesday, 22.02.2023, 18:00

This semester’s first Stamm is taking place in the first study week already! Let’s celebrate a good semester comeback! Besides, your knowledge is going to be tested in a pub quiz.

mulled wine: Wednesday, 21.12.2022, 18:00

For the last time this semester and this year! The SMW invites you to a Mulled Wine event to end the semester with a bang. Your SMW cups will be filled for free with mulled wine! So come on and lets forget about the exams we have to learn for… for the evening!

the materialist – taboo

The latest December 2022 edition is now available online as well as in paper format which can be picked up at the SWM bureau.

Excursion to Sika, 14.12.2022

This time we will meet directly at the entrance of Tüffenwies 16, 8048 Zürich. Please be there before 14:00. The excursion is planned to last around 2.5 hours with an (optional) open end apéro provided by Sika. Travel expenses are not covered by the SMW. This event is limited to 30 participants. Registration

Ice skating: Friday, 09.12.2022

We invite you all to go ice skating with us on Friday, the 9th of December, at the Eisbahn Dolder. Meet us at 15:00 at ETH Hönggerberg (at the meeting point in front of the HIL) or directly at Eisbahn Dolder around 16:15. The price per person is 6 / 8 CHF, depending on your age. Please do not forget to bring warm clothing, as the Dolder Eisbahn is an open-air ice rink. There will be hot apple punch and «Glühmost». The event is ending at 19.00, but you are free to stay as long as you like. However, keep in mind that the facility closes at 22:30. Sign up until 07.12.2022.

Nïc’s Hut: Thursday, 08.10.2022, 16:00 – 22:00

On the square in front of the HCI, you will find, oh wonder, mulled wine. But also punch, soft drinks and raclette 😉 More info to come. On 08.12. the SMW and the RandomDudes (AMIV Comission) will host the Nick’s Hütte!
Therefore, we need diligent helpers for setting up, behind the bar and cleaning up. Please sign up in the helpersheet (only in the SMW slots).

Raclette-Stamm: Wednesday, 30.11.2022, 18:00

Come and enjoy some cheesy time together with all SMW members.

Oktoberfest-Stamm: Wednesday, 02.11.2022, 18:00

Our next Stamm is taking place on 02 November at 18:00 at HXE. Come and have some fun while eating, drinking and playing some card games. PS: Students who are dressed in Dirndl and Lederhosen get one free beer!

the materialist – Sport

The latest October 2022 edition is now available online as well as in paper format which can be picked up at the SWM bureau.

Ersti-Stamm: Wednesday, 05.10.2022, 18:00

The first Stamm in this uni year is dedicated to our Erstis and is taking place on 05 October at 18:00 at HXE.

General assembly, 28.09.2022, 18:00

Our general assembly in HS2022 is taking place on 28 September at 18:00 at HCI J 3. The corresponding documents were sent via e-mail. After the GV, we are going to have pizza at HCP. Please register until 26.09.2022.

Maths pre-course 13.-16.09.2022 😎☀️

As every year, a maths pre-course is organised for new students. We highly recommend attending this course as it prepares you well for a good first year. The course fee amounts to 30 CHF. Please register here.
We wish you a great summer and a good start to your first semester at the ETH Zurich.

Summer Break Party on Saturday, 21 May 2022🪩🕺

On Saturday 21.05., from 20:00, the last StuZ party of the semester (in the CAB center) will take place. We want to celebrate the upcoming summer with you shortly before leaving campus to go on holiday. Entry and drinks can only be paid in cash. Free entry for helpers. Sign up here.

Soccer Cup & Bergfest: Friday, 20 May 2022⚽️

On the 20th of May we will have our annual SMW Soccer Cup (once again finally, after a two year break).
We will start at 13:00 in front of the Turnerhaus Höngg and play until 17:00, after which the Bergfest starts (a short walk away). More information about the scheduling of the matches and the Bergfest will be released later.
Please make sure to sign up before 29.04.

Last Stamm in FS2022: Avantama Battle Night on Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Don’t miss out the last Stamm of this semester on Wednesday, 18.05.2022, from 18:00, in LochNess (HXE). After the first round (similar to pubquiz) the best teams will compete against each other in funny games. For the teams in the final round there will be great prizes to be won. Avantama will provide sausages/vegetarian grill option as well as one drink per person.

Höhenflug: Saturday, 30 April 2022🪖

Come along to the high wire park in Kloten with GESO and SMW and get high on trees. We will meet on Saturday 30.04. at noon at Kloten train station (more information will follow). The participation fee is only 20.-
Registration deadline: 20.04. at 23:59.
Note: We will not actually get high.

Excursion Holcim: Friday, 29 April 2022

We would like to invite you to the SVMT students’ day with an excursion to the cement factory Holcim in Siggenthal. D-MATL is going to pay for travel expenses from Zürich main station to Siggenthal and back. You should bring closed shoes in which you feel comfortable walking. Holcim is going to offer us sandwiches and fruits over lunch. The excursion ends at 15:30.
Be quick to register by sending an e-mail with the subject “Excursion Holcim” as the number of participants is limited to 15. We will have a waiting list for the case that less students want to participate from EPFL.

Karaoke-Stamm: Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 18:00🎤

Warm up your voices for the next Stamm on Wednesday, 27.04.2022, at 18:00 in Loch Ness (HXE). There is no registration required.

Pubquiz-Stamm: Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 18:00🔎

Don’t miss out the next Stamm on Wednesday, 30.03.2022, at 18:00 in Loch Ness (HXE). There is no registration required.

poly-E-fair Thursday, 31.03.2022

Are you currently looking for a job, internship or want to explore potential future career pathways? poly-E-fair 2022: the virtual career fair of ETH Zurich lets you get close with reputable global companies simply via your browser. Safe, efficient, and from anywhere you want!
Register here: on the flyer for further information.


Rootlinks is a student organization active at the 5 Zurich universities (ZHAW, PHZH, UZH, ETHZ, ZHdK), which is dedicated to the topic of sustainability. Our mission is to link companies and organizations that want to face a sustainability challenge with an interdisciplinary team of students who, on a voluntary basis, will learn during one semester how to tackle this challenge. In this collective learning process, the students are supported with weekly team building events, workshops with experts and mentoring programs organized by us. Click here for more information.

Beerpong-Stamm: Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 18:00

The first Stamm in FS2022 is starting Wednesday, 16.03.2022, at 18:00 in Lochness (HXE). There is no registration required. We hope to see many faces! 🍻

General assembly: Wednesday, 09 March 2022, 18:00

Our next general assembly is taking place in person on Wednesday, 09.03.2022, at 18:00 – including pizzas, of course. Please register until 07.03.2022.

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!🎄🥂🌟

Enjoy your holidays with your loved ones and lots of success for your exams!

🏂Ski-Weekend in Elm (GL) in FS2022⛷

The long-awaited (yearly) winter event is finally coming on 11.-13.03.2022. The weekend will cost approx. 115.- CHF per person. That includes accommodation, a skiing pass and food provided by the kitchen team (breakfast, lunch bag, dinner; alcoholic beverages to be paid additionally; there might be sponsored mulled wine though). The kitchen team composes of SMW members (big thanks in advance !). Please enrol before the end of HS2021.

Ice skating on Friday, 17.12.2021⛸❄️

Festive mood with much raclette, mulled wine and some snowy days – an ice skating session can’t be missed! On Friday 17 December, we are going to have some mulled wine together at the Dolder ice rink. To verify as students of materials science, please bring your Legi and show it at the entrance. Don’t forget your mask, certificate (for consumation) and warm clothes. Registration


On Wednesday, 24.11.2021, the Raclette-Stamm is starting at 18:00 at HXE. A Covid-certificate is compulsory and registration is not needed. First come, first serve 😉🧀! Some card games are also available.

Hiking with SMW and APV

On Saturday 13 November, SMW and APV are going hiking from Fällanden to the Zurich Zoo together. Meeting point: Zurich main station at 13:00 or at the station Fällanden, Gemeindehaus at 14:00. A Covid-certificate is required in order to participate in this event. Please register until 08.11.2021 at 23:59.

Oktoberfest-Stamm on Wednesday 10 November 2021

Finally! The Oktoberfest-Stamm is taking place in the hall on the ground floor of the HXE, beginning at 18:00. Please respect the house rules so that we’re allowed to hold further events like this. There are 150 persons allowed. Please register here.

PS: Students wearing dirndl/lederhosen will get a beer and in addition, cross-dressed students will get food for free.

Kastenlauf Saturday 30 October 2021, 14:00

The race for the golden crate with/against VCS is starting at Bucheggplatz. The 2-4 participants per team have to empty 6×0.3L of beer each while running to Hönggerberg and finishing small tasks on the way. The time is only stopped after arriving at the finish with no beer left. The winning team is going to perpetuate its name on the golden crate and win a small prize. After the run, you’ll have the possibility to grill some traditional Swiss branch-bread (Stockbrot) together. PS: Since it’s almost Halloween on the day of the run, dressed up teams will receive a time bonus.
Register now since only 5 teams max. (in cash 10 CHF/pers.) are allowed to join. 

MaP InSight on 11 November 2021

Are you interested in finding out what graduates in the area of Materials & Processes do in industry, once they leave ETH Zurich? Then join us at our next event! Click here for more information and registration until 28.10.2021.

Ersti-Stamm on Wednesday, 20.10.2021, 18:00🙌👶

Finally, the next Stamm, Ersti-Stamm, is taking place at HXE (COVID cert. required & max. 50 persons).

General assembly, 06.10.2021 – in person (COVID cert. required)🍕

On Wednesday, 06.10.2021, at 18:00, We’re having the next general assembly at HXE. Please register with your name and pizza preference. Here are the associated documents.

First semester party alternative: Mini parties and revive party 🍻🙌

ESF 21er Edition: Thursday, 30.09., 20:00 – 03:00, Club Supermarket (free entry for 2021 student card, other ETH-students pay 15.-)

ESF 20er Edition: Thursday, 30.09.,  20:00 – 03:00, Alte Kaserne (free entry for 2020 student card, other ETH-students pay 15.-)

Revive Party: Friday, 01.10., 20:00, Alte Kaserne (5.-)

All events require a Covid-certificate valid in Switzerland.


First semester orienteering 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

Click here to enrol.

Have a great start to HS2021!! ☕️🧃📔

Maths prep course 🧮 , 14.-17.09.2021

This autumn, we offer a maths prep course, as every year. The course is highly recommended since it gives a good foundation for a successful first year. You can enroll here (30 CHF).
We wish you a great summer and a good start into your studies!

Sustainable Travel Challenge 2021🌱🌍

 Join us in this summer’s Sustainable Travel Challenge, with the possibility of winning two interrail tickets!
Travelling by air is famously responsible for a significant amount of CO2 emissions in Switzerland. To counter this and to make an impact on our traveling habits, we are launching the first ever ETH Sustainable Travel challenge! Click here for more information.

Your Student Sustainability Commission

Outdoor Rally Saturday, 01.05.2021🧐📝

In course of the afternoon, we’re going to solve mysteries in the region of Käferberg, starting at HXE, ETH Hönggerberg. Please register your teams of 3-5 players until 01.05. The team captain will then receive further information on the rally.
In case of unsuitable weather conditions, the rally will be postponed by one week, meaning 15.05.2021.

Board Game Tournament on Wednesday 24 March 2021🎲🏆

Register now until Sunday 21 March – as teams of two – for our first-ever online board game tournament on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 18:00 via the SMW Discord Server.

We also offer a crash course for the competition games Brändi Dog, Tichu and Codenames on Wednesday 17 March at 19:00. It’s recommended for all levels, esp. at Tichu, which is going to have a time limit for each move.

Please create an account for the game Tichu: Link.