Upcoming Events FS2017

We have already four nice events planned for the 2017 spring semester, more might be added. As always: Diarize the following ASST-highlights!

ASST goes to the theatre!, 20 March 2017
On Monday, 20 March 2017, we will see Max Frisch`s play “Andorra” (in German) at Schauspielhaus/Pfauen. The event is initiated by GessWho! Tickets will be available soon.

ASST goes to the cinema!, 4 April 2017
On Tuesday, 4 April 2017, we will first have a nice apero and afterwards watch Michael Hanekes impressive film “Das weisse Band” (D/f) at filmstelle. You`re very welcome to join us for the event!

ASST BBQ, 21 June 2017
At the end of the semester, the infamous BBQ will be held on the roof-deck of the RZ-building.

Positions available in the DGESS Scientific Staff Representative Boards!

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We are happy to announce that representative positions for the scientific staff at DGESS became available!

Joining our team brings a lot of fun, meeting and cooperating with new people from all around ETH, insight into departmental politics at the DGESS and the ETH, and various activities that you can choose from.

If you are interested in joining us, be advised that being part of our board…

…can involve any tasks that you are interested in (e.g., political affairs, social affairs, financial administration, website administration,…)

…does not necessarily mean a lot of time investment (we can adapt our activities to personal workload and interests)

…brings a lot of fun and interesting experiences!

Anyone from future doctoral students to experienced postdocs is welcome!

If you are interested in department or ETH politics, meeting colleagues and nice new people, planning social, cultural, or academic events, or becoming active in teaching commissions, we have the following options for you:

  • Board Member of the Association of Scientific Staff (ASST), the representative association for all doctoral students, postdocs, and senior researchers at DGESS.
  • Representative in the DGESS Department Conference, the highest body of the department which has meetings twice a semester.
  • Representative in teaching commissions for studies offered at DGESS.

In case you are interested or would like further information, please write us an email. We are looking forward to hear from you!


Upcoming Events HS2016

Three main events are planned for the 2016 autumn semester, more might be added. Diarize the following ASST-highlights!

General Assembly and Semester Start Apero, 2 November 2016
On Tuesday, 2 November 2016, the general assembly of the ASST will take place in the GESS lounge on the E floor of the IFW building, where you can elect the new board of the ASST, representatives for DGESS-studies, and delegates for the department conference. Afterwards, you can join us for an apero! (We will prepare some homemade dishes and would kindly ask you to bring some salads or cakes or whatever you like, as well. Beer, wine, and softdrinks will be available.)


ASST goes to the cinema!, 22 November 2016
On Tuesday, 22 November 2016, we will watch Karl Markovics’ movie “Atmen” (D/e) at filmstelleHartwig Wiedebach will give us a short introduction to the topic. Join us for the event, a free apero and free drinks!

ASST goes to the theatre!, 2 December 2016
On Friday, 2 December 2016, we will see the premiere of Kafka`s “Die Verwandlung” at Schauspielhaus/Pfauen. The event is initiated by GessWho! Tickets will be available soon.

ASST Christmas Party, 20 December 2016
On Tuesday, 20 December 2016, we will celebrate the end of the semester in the GESS lounge (IFW building). As usual, an apéro, cold and warm drinks, and the legendary Pub Quiz will be provided. Join us and find out who has the best “general knowledge”!