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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

Four core areas

Its orientation towards the four core areas of Behavior (behavioral science), Governance (political science), Knowledge (humanities) and Law & Economics helps D-GESS maintain a clear profile in teaching and research.

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D-GESS departement proudly presents its new brochure (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Caroline von Humboldt Award

Margarete Pratschke

Dr. Margarete Pratschke (Science Studies) receives the Caroline von Humboldt Award. Congratulations!

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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  

News

15.03.2017

Dr. Heinrich Nax delivers an introductory lecture on learning in strategic interactions at ETH Zurich on 12.04.2017

Dr. Heinrich Nax will be giving an introductory lecture titled "Learning in strategic interactions: theory and evidence", at ETH Zurich, IFW Building room A36 on April 12, 2017 from 17:15 to 18:30.   Read more 

15.03.2017

Professor Helbing delivers keynote address at the Persuasive Technology XII conference in Amsterdam (NL) on 06.04.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving the keynote address at the Persuasive Technology XII conference on April 6, 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conference is hosted by the Persuasive Health Technology Lab, part of the Centre for eHealth & Wellbeing at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Read more 

15.03.2017

Dirk Helbing gives opening speech about the dream of a world simulator and the future of mankind in Basel (CH) on 01.04.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving the opening speech of the event seismograph: Die Welt von morgen – Utopien. Prognosen. Science Fiction, an event of the Volkshochschule beider Basel. The speech, which will be given in German, is titled "Der Traum vom Weltsimulator und die Zukunft der Menschheit". He will also be participating in the panel discussion. The event will take place on April 1, 2017, at Markthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland.     Read more 

Current Events

Book launch

How Change Happens
April, 26, 2017


Turing Seminar

Spring Research Seminar 2017
Dr. Liesbeth de Mol
Turing machines – the many faces of an old model

Further information

 

Introductory Lecture

PD Dr. Heinrich Nax
Learning in strategic interactions: theory and evidence

April, 12, 2017, 17:15h
IFW Building, IFW A36

 

Paul Bernays Lectures 2017

Prof. Dr. David Gross
Series of Lectures
September, 12/13, 2017
ETH Main Building, Auditorium F3

 

 
 
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