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Welcome to the Magmatic Petrology and Volcanology group

The Magmatic Petrology and Volcanology group led by Prof. Olivier Bachmann at the Department of Earth Sciences focuses on the characterisation of various aspects of volcanic processes and eruptive dynamics, in order to better predict volcanic activity.



ETH Study week at the D-ERDW

How is the natural and man-made environment reflected in Lake Zurich? This question was posed by 17 high school students (16 females and 1 male) at this year's study week under the guidance of Gregory de Souza. Read more 


ETH-Medals - Distinction of Doctoral Thesis

The Department of Earth Sciences congratulates Franziska Lechleitner and Marlies Vasmel. Read more 


ETH earth sciences remain Number 1 in the world

ETH Zurich earth scientists performed outstandingly in the QS World University Rankings, achieving the top place among all universities worldwide. Read more 

Working with us

Several PhD and master projects are currently worked on and we are always happy to get in contact with new students. Ask Olivier Bachmann or Hannes Mattsson if you are interested in working with us, some new projects are also advertised on this website. For a first impression see what our current PhD and master candidates are working on.

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