Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
Understanding People - Steering Developments - Grasping Knowledge
A unique profile
With the D-GESS department, ETH Zurich can offer an extraordinary range of research and teaching, which strengthens the university’s position. Learn more about D-GESS
The name speaks for itself: the «Science in Perspective Talks» tackle current scientific and social questions and highlight what contributions the humanities, social and political sciences can make to these topics. Read more
Science in Perspective
The study programme Science in Perspective (formerly compulsory elective courses) enables students at ETH Zurich to develop new perspectives on their core subjects’ scientific and technological issues. Read more
Dirk Helbing gives keynote speech at the Personalmanagementkongress 2017 in Berlin (DE) on 03.06.2017
Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving a keynote speech at the Personalmanagementkongress 2017
on June 30, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The congress aims at discussing the evolution of successful HR work in a disruptive market environment.
Professor Helbing participates in podium discussion about Big Data in Magdeburg (DE) on 26.05.2017
Professor Dirk Helbing will be taking part in a podium discussion in German language titled: "Big Data -Die Vermessung des Lebens" on May 26, 2017 at 11:00 at Festung Mark, Magdeburg, Germany.
New Publication in Climatic Change
Brilé Anderson, Thomas Bernauer, and Stefano Balietti (from Harvard University) investigate the effects of fairness principles on willingness to pay for climate change mitigation using an online experiment.
Doctoral position (100%) at the Institute of History
The Institute of History at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich) invites applications for a Doctoral position (100%) in the research project “Swiss ‘Tools of Empire’. A transnational history of Mercenaries in the Dutch East Indies, 1814—1914”, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.