I want to change the world with my research

Watch the video to get to know Excellence Scholar Joel Wanner. 

With your support for ETH Excellence Scholarships, you enable the most outstanding young talents to concentrate entirely on their Master’s studies at ETH Zurich. Help us promote the future of science – and perhaps even tomorrow’s Einstein.

A boost for my self-confidence

Michelle Rüegg studies mechanical engineering and explains why the recognition of her achievements through a scholarship was a decisive moment in her life.


The Excellence Scholarships are fully funded by donations. You too can help to support the future of science and to maintain Switzerland’s international leadership.

I want to change the world with my research

Joel Wanner studies computer science and tells us, how the scholarship helps him to concentrate fully on his research and work on something big; such as the development of a revolutionary Internet architecture.

Further information on the Excellence Scholarships is available here.