Strategic focus area data sciences of the ETH Domain

Implementation of the strategic focus area data sciences of the ETH Domain. In this way, the ETH Domain aims to accelerate the development of data sciences. To this end, the corresponding teaching and research offerings are to be expanded and the necessary infrastructure provided for users from the various departments. To make this possible, EPFL and ETH Zurich are jointly building the Swiss Data Science Center, which will be available to researchers throughout Switzerland.


Start: 1st quarter (Q1) 2017
End: 4rd quarter (Q4) 2020
Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER
State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI
ETH domain

Field of action

Data, digital content and artificial intelligence


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