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Environmental Sciences Bachelor Information
Students can choose between one Bachelor thesis of 10KP or two Bachelor theses of 5KP each.

In principle, all professors and lecturers involved in the teaching of the Environmental Sciences degree programme are entitled to supervise a Bachelor's thesis (BA).
BA in the area of social sciences and humanities can only be supervised by lecturers who teach in this area. The same applies to BA in the field of natural sciences and technology.
If the thesis is supervised by a person who does not teach in the Environmental Sciences degree programme or who does not have ETH lecturer status, then the student has to fill in the "Form for supervisors of a Bachelor thesis who do not teach in the Environmental Sciences degree programme" Link
Basic Courses I
First Year Examinations
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0007-00LTackling Environmental Problems I Restricted registration - show details
Only for Environmental Sciences BSc.
O5 credits4GC. E. Pohl, M. Mader, B. B. Pearce
701-0027-00LEnvironmental Systems IO2 credits2VC. Schär, N. Dubois, G. Velicer
701-0029-00LEnvironmental Systems IIO3 credits2VA. Patt, H. Bugmann, N. Gruber
701-0243-01LBiology III: Essentials of EcologyO3 credits2VC. Buser Moser
401-0251-00LMathematics IO6 credits4V + 2UF. Da Lio
529-2001-02LChemistry IO4 credits2V + 2UJ. Cvengros, J. E. E. Buschmann, P. Funck, E. C. Meister, R. Verel
551-0001-00LGeneral Biology I Restricted registration - show details O3 credits3VU. Sauer, O. Y. Martin, A. Widmer
Additional First Year Compulsory Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
252-0839-00LInformatics Information O2 credits2GL. E. Fässler, M. Dahinden
529-0030-00LLaboratory Course: Elementary Chemical TechniquesO3 credits6PA. de Mello, F. Jenny, M. H. Schroth
751-0801-00LFundamentals of Microscopy and Plant Biology Restricted registration - show details O1 credit1V + 2GE. B. Truernit
Basic Courses II
Examination Blocks
Examination Block 1
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-0624-00LMathematics IV: StatisticsO4 credits2V + 1UJ. Ernest
402-0063-00LPhysics IIO5 credits3V + 1UA. Vaterlaus
752-4001-00LMicrobiologyO2 credits2VM. Ackermann, M. Schuppler, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
Examination Block 2
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0023-00LAtmosphere Information O3 credits2VE. Fischer, T. Peter
701-0071-00LMathematics III: Systems AnalysisO4 credits2V + 1UL. Brunner, R. Knutti, S. Schemm, H. Wernli, P. Zschenderlein
701-0501-00LPedosphereO3 credits2VR. Kretzschmar
Additional Compulsory Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0033-00LLaboratory Course in Physics for Students of Environmental Sciences Information
Enrollment is only possible under Link.
No registration required via myStudies. For further information visit: Link

Only students from 3th Semester BSc Environmental Sciences on are admitted to this lecture.
O2 credits4PM. Münnich, A. Biland, N. Gruber
Social Sciences and Humanities
Compulsory
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0707-00LAnalysing Arguments in Science and Ethics Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of Participants is limited to 160.
Waiting list will be deleted October 1st 2021.

This lecture was offered until spring semester 17 under the title: "Analysing Texts". Students who completed this lecture already are not allowed to earn credits for this lecture again.
O2 credits2GC. J. Baumberger
701-0747-00LEnvironmental Policy of Switzerland
Number of participants limited to 130.
Priority is given to the target group: Bachelor Study programme Environmental Sciences until September 27th,2021.
Waiting list will be deleted October 1st, 2021.
O3 credits2GE. Lieberherr
351-1158-00LPrinciples of EconomicsO3 credits2GU. Renold, T. Bolli, P. McDonald, M. E. Oswald-Egg, F. Pusterla
851-0738-04LEnvironmental Law Restricted registration - show details
Only for Environmental Sciences BSc.

Number of participants limited to 75

Students who have attended and passed the course unit 851-0741-00L in the spring semester may not attend this course unit (851-0738-04L) again and can't credited it.
W2 credits2VB. Schibli
Electives
Module Economics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0757-00LEnvironmental ManagementW2 credits2GR. Züst
351-0778-00LDiscovering Management
Entry level course in management for BSc, MSc and PHD students at all levels not belonging to D-MTEC. This course can be complemented with Discovering Management (Excercises) 351-0778-01.
W3 credits3GB. Clarysse, S. Brusoni, E. Fleisch, G. Grote, V. Hoffmann, T. Netland, Y. R. Shrestha, P. Tinguely, L. P. T. Vandeweghe
351-0778-01LDiscovering Management (Exercises)
Complementary exercises for the module Discovering Managment.

Prerequisite: Participation and successful completion of the module Discovering Management (351-0778-00L) is mandatory.
W1 credit1UB. Clarysse, L. P. T. Vandeweghe
363-0387-00LCorporate SustainabilityW3 credits2GV. Hoffmann, C. Bening-Bach, N. U. Blum, J. Meuer
363-0537-00LResource and Environmental EconomicsW3 credits2GL. Bretschger
363-1109-00LIntroduction to Microeconomics
GESS (Science in Perspective):
This course is only for students enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree programme.

Students enrolled in a Master’s degree programme may attend “Principles of Microeconomics” (LE 363-0503-00L) instead.

Note for D-MAVT students: If you have already successfully completed “Principles of Microeconomics” (LE 363-0503-00L), then you will not be permitted to attend it again.
W3 credits2GM. Wörter, M. Beck
851-0626-01LInternational Aid and Development Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 60

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of economics
W2 credits2VK. Harttgen, I. Günther
Module Political and Social Sciences
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0985-00LSocial Intercourse with Current Environmental Risks
Does not take place this semester.
W1 credit1VB. Nowack
851-0577-00LPrinciples of Political ScienceW4 credits2V + 1UT. Bernauer
860-0023-00LInternational Environmental Politics
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-USYS
W3 credits2VT. Bernauer
Module Individual Sciences
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0721-00LPsychologyW3 credits2VR. Hansmann, A. Bearth, M. Siegrist
701-0785-00LIntroduction to Science Communication (Universitiy of Zurich)
Does not take place this semester.
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH as an incoming student.
UZH Module Code: 251403

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
W4 credits2VM. Schäfer
701-0903-00LThe Sustainable Development Goals Book ClubW2 creditsB. B. Pearce, J. Ghazoul
752-2120-00LConsumer Behaviour IW2 credits2VM. Siegrist, A. Bearth, A. Berthold
Module Humanities
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0703-00LEnvironmental EthicsW2 credits2VA. Deplazes Zemp
Creditable Language Courses
Of the listed English language courses, a maximum of 2 CP can be credited.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0832-10LAdvanced English for Academic Purposes (C1-C2) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding course directly at "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zürich".

Course fees: Link

Registration dates: Link
W2 credits2GUniversity lecturers
Highly recommended Natural Science and Technical Electives
For the Specialization in Biogeochemistry
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0225-00LOrganic ChemistryW2 credits2V + 1UK. McNeill
752-0100-00LBiochemistryW2 credits2VC. Frei
For the Specialization in Environmental Biology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-0399-10LPhysiology and Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers IW3 credits2GM. Wyss
For the Specialization in Forest and Landscape
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0266-00LIntroduction to DendrologyW3 credits3PA. Rudow, M. Ibrahim
701-0951-00LGIS - Introduction into Geoinformation Science and Technology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
Waiting list will be deleted October 8th, 2021.
W5 credits2V + 3PM. A. M. Niederhuber
Natural Science and Technical Electives
Agroecology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
751-0013-00LWorld Food System Information W4 credits4VA. K. Gilgen, J. Baumgartner, A. Bearth, R. Finger, M. Loessner, R. Mezzenga, B. Studer
751-1311-00LIntroduction to Agricultural ManagementW2 credits2VR. Finger
751-3401-00LPlant Nutrition IW2 credits2VE. Frossard
751-3700-00LPlant Ecophysiology Information W2 credits2VM. Gharun, M. Lehmann, A. Walter
751-5003-00LSustainable Agroecosystems IIW2 credits2VK. Benabderrazik, M. Hartmann
751-5005-00LAgroecology and the Transition to Sustainable Food SystemsW2 credits2GM. Sonnevelt, M. Grant, S. E. Ulbrich, B. Wehrli
751-7501-00LAnimal Housing and BehaviourW1 credit1VJ. Müller, S. Goumon
Biomedicine
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-0399-10LPhysiology and Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers IW3 credits2GM. Wyss
551-0317-00LImmunology IW3 credits2VM. Kopf, A. Oxenius
752-6001-00LIntroduction to Nutritional ScienceW3 credits2VM. B. Zimmermann, C. Wolfrum
Soil Sciences
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0533-00LSoil and Water ChemistryW3 credits2GR. Kretzschmar, D. I. Christl, L. Winkel
701-0535-00LEnvironmental Soil Physics/Vadose Zone HydrologyW3 credits2V + 1UA. Carminati, P. U. Lehmann Grunder
651-0032-00LGeology and Petrography Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 1UK. Rauchenstein, M. O. Saar
651-3525-00LIntroduction to Engineering GeologyW4 credits2V + 1US. Löw, L. de Palézieux dit Falconnet, M. Ziegler
751-3401-00LPlant Nutrition IW2 credits2VE. Frossard
Methodes of Statistical Data Analysis
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-0625-01LApplied Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design Information W5 credits2V + 1UL. Meier
401-0649-00LApplied Statistical RegressionW5 credits2V + 1UM. Dettling
401-6215-00LUsing R for Data Analysis and Graphics (Part I) Restricted registration - show details W1.5 credits1GM. Mächler
401-6217-00LUsing R for Data Analysis and Graphics (Part II) Restricted registration - show details W1.5 credits1GM. Mächler
Ecology and Conservation Biology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0305-00LVertebrate EcologyW2 credits2GJ. Senn, K. Bollmann
701-0405-00LFresh Water: Concepts and Methods for Sustainable ManagementW3 credits2GC. Scheidegger, S. Fink, C. Weber, V. Weitbrecht
551-0421-00LBiology and Ecology of Fungi in Forests Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 10.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.

General safety regulations for all block courses:
The COVID certificate is mandatory at ETH Zurich.
Only students who have a Covid certificate, i.e. who have been vaccinated, have recovered or have been
-Whenever possible the distance rules have to be respected
-All students have to wear masks throughout the course. Please keep reserve masks ready. Surgical masks (IIR) or medical grade masks (FFP2) without a valve are permitted. Community masks (fabric masks) are not allowed.
-The installation and activation of the Swiss Covid-App is highly encouraged
-Any additional rules for individual courses have to be respected
-Students showing any COVID-19 symptoms are not allowed to enter ETH buildings and have to inform the course responsible.
W6 credits7PS. Prospero, I. L. Brunner, M. Peter Baltensweiler
751-3700-00LPlant Ecophysiology Information W2 credits2VM. Gharun, M. Lehmann, A. Walter
751-4801-00LSystem-Oriented Management of Herbivore Insects
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2Gto be announced
Environmental Chemistry/Ecotocxicology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0201-00LIntroduction to Environmental Organic ChemistryW3 credits2GM. Sander, K. McNeill
701-0225-00LOrganic ChemistryW2 credits2V + 1UK. McNeill
529-0051-00LAnalytical Chemistry IW3 credits3GD. Günther, M.‑O. Ebert, G. Schwarz, R. Zenobi
Environmental Physics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0479-00LEnvironmental Fluid Dynamics Information W3 credits2GH. Wernli, M. Röthlisberger
101-0203-01LHydraulics IW5 credits3V + 1UR. Stocker
102-0455-01LGroundwater IW4 credits3GJ. Jimenez-Martinez, M. Willmann
651-3561-00LCryosphereW3 credits2VM. Huss, A. Bauder, D. Farinotti
Environmental Planning
101-0515-00 Projektmanagement and 103-0313-00 Raum- und Landschaftsentwicklung are prerequisites for the Master's degree in Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems and should be successfully completed in the Bachelor's degree if possible.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0009-00LTackling Environmental Problems III Restricted registration - show details W3 credits4UC. E. Pohl, M. Mader, B. B. Pearce
701-0901-00LETH Week 2021: Health for Tomorrow Restricted registration - show details
All ETH Bachelor`s, Master`s and exchange students can take part in the ETH week. No prior knowledge is required
W1 credit3SC. Bratrich, S. Brusoni, A. Burden, A. Cabello Llamas, R. Knutti, I. Mansuy, F. Rittiner, A. Vaterlaus, C. Wolfrum
701-0951-00LGIS - Introduction into Geoinformation Science and Technology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
Waiting list will be deleted October 8th, 2021.
W5 credits2V + 3PM. A. M. Niederhuber
701-0967-00LProject Development in Renewable Energies Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
Waiting list will be deleted October 6th, 2021.
W2 credits2GR. Rechsteiner, A. Appenzeller
101-0415-01LPublic Transport and RailwaysW3 credits2GA. Nash, H. Orth, S. Schranil
101-0515-00LProject ManagementW2 credits2GC. G. C. Marxt
103-0313-00LSpatial Planning and Landscape Development Information W5 credits4GA. Grêt-Regamey, K. Hollenstein, J. Van Wezemael
Specialization in an Environmental System
Atmosphere and Climate
The following courses are highly recommended as preparation for the Specialization in Atmosphere and Climate:

701-0106-00L Mathematik V: Angewandte Vertiefung von Mathematik I - III (Spring semester)
402-0048-00L Fortgeschrittene Physik für Umwelt- und ErdwissenschaftlerInnen (Spring semester)

These courses should be successfully completed during the second year.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0459-00LSeminar for Bachelor Students: Atmosphere and Climate Information W3 credits2SR. Knutti, H. Joos, O. Stebler
701-0461-00LNumerical Methods in Environmental Sciences Information W3 credits2GC. Schär, C. Zeman
701-0471-01LAtmospheric Chemistry Information W3 credits2GM. Ammann, T. Peter
701-0473-00LWeather Systems Information W3 credits2GM. A. Sprenger, F. Scholder-Aemisegger
701-0475-00LAtmospheric PhysicsW3 credits2GU. Lohmann
Biogeochemistry
The following courses are highly recommended as preparation for the Specialization in Biogeochemistry:

701-0225-00L Organic Chemistry (Autumn semester)
752-0100-00L Biochemie (Autumn semester)
752-1300-00L Introduction to Toxicology (Spring semester)

These courses should be successfully completed during the second year.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0201-00LIntroduction to Environmental Organic ChemistryW3 credits2GM. Sander, K. McNeill
701-0419-01LSeminar for Bachelor Students: BiogeochemistryW3 credits2SD. I. Christl, A. N'Guyen van Chinh
701-0533-00LSoil and Water ChemistryW3 credits2GR. Kretzschmar, D. I. Christl, L. Winkel
701-0535-00LEnvironmental Soil Physics/Vadose Zone HydrologyW3 credits2V + 1UA. Carminati, P. U. Lehmann Grunder
Human-Environment Systems
There are no highly recommended courses for the Specialization in Human-Environment Systems.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0658-00LSeminar for Bachelor Students: Human Environment SystemsO3 credits2SA. Müller, D. N. Bresch, R. Garrett, M. Siegrist
701-0659-00LTropical Forests, Agroforestry and Complex Socio-Ecological SystemsW3 credits2GC. Garcia, A. Giger Dray, P. Waeber
701-0661-00LEnvironmental Decision-Making Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2VA. Müller
363-0537-00LResource and Environmental EconomicsW3 credits2GL. Bretschger
851-0577-00LPrinciples of Political ScienceW4 credits2V + 1UT. Bernauer
Environmental Biology
The following courses are highly recommended as preparation for the Specialization in Environmental Biology:

227-0399-10L Physiology and Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers I (Autumn semester)
551-0435-00L Systematische Biologie: Zoologie (Spring semester)
701-0360-00L Systematische Biologie: Pflanzen (Spring semester)
227-0398-10L Physiology and Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers II (Spring semester)

These courses should be successfully completed during the second year.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0301-00LApplied Systems Ecology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 35.
Waiting list will be deleted October 3rd, 2021.
W3 credits2VA. Gessler, C. Grossiord
701-0320-00LSeminar for Bachelor Students: Environmental Biology Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2SD. Ramseier
701-1413-00LPopulation and Quantitative GeneticsW3 credits2VT. Städler, J. Stapley
701-1413-01LEcological GeneticsW3 credits2VA. Widmer, S. Fior, M. Fischer
Forest and Landscape
The following courses are highly recommended as preparation for the Specialization in Forest and Landscape:

701-0266-00L Einführung in die Dendrologie (Autumn semester)
551-0435-00L Systematische Biologie: Zoologie (Spring semester)
701-0360-00L Systematische Biologie: Pflanzen (Spring semester)

These courses should be successfully completed during the second year.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0535-00LEnvironmental Soil Physics/Vadose Zone HydrologyW3 credits2V + 1UA. Carminati, P. U. Lehmann Grunder
701-0553-00LLandscape Ecology Information W3 credits2GF. Kienast, L. Pellissier
701-0559-00LSeminar for Bachelor Students: Forest and LandscapeW3 credits2SM. Lévesque, T. Ohmura
701-0561-00LForest Ecology Information W3 credits2VC. Bigler
701-0565-00LFundamentals of Natural Hazards Management
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits3GV. Griess, B. Krummenacher, S. Löw
701-0567-00LForest Health: Entomology and PathologyW3 credits2V + 1PE. Brockerhoff, V. Queloz
Bachelor's Thesis
Students can choose between one Bachelor thesis of 10 KP or two Bachelor theses of 5 KP each.

In principle, all professors and lecturers involved in the teaching of the Environmental Sciences degree programme are entitled to supervise a Bachelor's thesis (BA).
BA in the area of social sciences and humanities can only be supervised by lecturers who teach in this area. The same applies to BA in the field of natural sciences and technology.
If the thesis is supervised by a person who does not teach in the Environmental Sciences degree programme or who does not have ETH lecturer status, then the student has to fill in the "Form for supervisors of a Bachelor thesis who do not teach in the Environmental Sciences degree programme" Link
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0010-02LShort Bachelor's Thesis in Social Sciences and Humanities Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11DLecturers
701-0010-03LShort Bachelor's Thesis in Natural Sciences and Engineering Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11DLecturers
701-0010-10LBachelor's Thesis Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21DLecturers