M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Building Systems

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

24 months
1324 EUR/year
1324 EUR/year
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Teaching in the Integrated Building Systems programme at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology focuses on the integration of sustainable energy technologies at building and urban levels, the methodology and tools to master the complex design of integrated building systems, as well as the operation and management of buildings.


Interdisciplinary by design and grounded in real-world problem contexts, the Integrated Building Systems programme at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology combines methods and insights from the disciplines of architecture, civil, mechanical, socio-economics, environmental and electrical engineering.

The study degree programme is structured into - Fundamental, Core, Specialised, and Science in Perspective (SiP) - courses that link different disciplines and provide a broad spectrum of expertise. Additionally, students participate in interdisciplinary design and research projects. 

Programme Structure

The 4 semester programme concludes with a master thesis in a current research topic.

  • Fundamental courses (minimum of 4 ECTS credits)
  • Core courses (minimum of 31 ECTS credits)
  • Specialised courses (minimum of 13 ECTS credits)
  • Science in Perspective (minimum of 2 ECTS credits)
  • Project courses (12 ECTS credits)
  • Semester project (6 ECTS credits)
  • Master's thesis (30 ECTS credits)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Attendance of the degree programme presupposes basic knowledge and skills in technical and natural sciences which must in content, scope, quality and level of mastery be equivalent to that covered in the ETH Bachelor’s degree programmes (discipline requirements profile).
  • The discipline requirements profile comprises 105 ECTS credits (credits) in total and is based on knowledge and skills covered in the ETH Zurich Bachelor’s degree programmes in the disciplines listed in Section 1.1. This includes training in the relevant methodological scientific thinking. Details are set out in Para. 5 below. 

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
Living costs

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


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