M.Sc. On Campus

Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

24 months
1324 EUR/year
1324 EUR/year
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The Master’s degree in Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems offered by ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology provides an academic education for planners and managers working with the constructed spatial environment and its infrastructure systems.


The Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems Master's degree programme comprises compulsory courses, specialist courses and elective courses. In addition, there is a mandatory semester paper in the form of interdisciplinary group project work. On conclusion of the course, students write a Master’s thesis in their final semester which leads to the degree.

The ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology awards successful students the degree of "Master of Science ETH in Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems".

To acquire the Master’s degree, certification of at least 120 credits in the corresponding categories is required. Certification within four years of the start of Master's degree studies entitles students to request the Master’s degree.

Tutor System

Students compile an individual curriculum together with their tutor which ensures solid academic training with relevance to practice, and also takes into account the expectations and talents of the individual student.

Programme Structure

Compulsory subjects are the following:

  • Basics of RE&IS (6 credits)
  • Spatial Development and Transformation (3 credits)
  • Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (3 credits)
  • Network Infrastructure I (3 credits)
  • Transport Systems (6 credits)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German
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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the degree programme presupposes a university Bachelor’s degree comprising at least 180 ECTS(1 credits, an equivalent university degree, or a Bachelor’s degree from a Swiss university of applied sciences(2 in a qualifying discipline (para. 2) the content of which – also with regard to any additional academic requirements within the given framework – satisfies the pertaining academic prerequisites.
  • A university Bachelor’s degree only qualifies the holder for admission to the Master’s degree programme at ETH Zurich if it also allows admission without additional requirements to the desired university Master’s degree programme within the university system in which it was acquired. The Rector may require proof of a university place, and determines whether said proof must be supplied from the original university or from another university in the country where the Bachelor’s degree was acquired.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 662 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 662 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee: CHF 730/Semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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