Haus in der Moussonstrasse

Joseph Slezák & Sybille Stemmler (Hausleitung/ House leaders)
Moussonstrasse 17
8044 Zürich
Tel.: +41 44 262 06 26
E-mail: Moussonstr17 [at] studentenhaeuser [dot] ch

Lage/Location (Google Maps)

The Student-house is looking for applications!

N.B. Placements typically become available in twin rooms*!

* Twin room: two students sharing the same room (with common rooms on the corridors)

For the details, please refer below!

Informationen in Deutsch

Das Haus in der Moussonstrasse ist nur 3 Minuten zu Fuss von der Universität Zürich und der ETH entfernt. Mit dem Abschluss der Renovationsarbeiten bietet das Haus insgesamt  20 Studierenden ein schönes Zuhause während ihres Studiums.  Ausgestattet mit Töggelikasten, wunderbaren Ausblick von der Dachterrasse und vielem mehr haben die Studierenden viele Möglichkeiten neben dem Studium ihre Freizeit zu gestalten.

Information in English / application documents

The Moussonstr. 17 Student-house is located where Zürich’s central university quarter meets a residential area of traditional villas in the Fluntern neighborhood,
5 – 10 minutes walk from the central buildings of the ETH, UZH and the ZHdK.
It is situated in a historic building and provides home to an international, coeducational community of 19 students (representing 11 nationalities , as of spring 2019), including students in their BSc or MSc studies.
The House is open to students of any religion who are ideally at the beginning of
their studies in Zürich, for a maximum of two years of stay.

What is new in the Student-house?

During the summer in 2018, the student rooms went through a partial refurbishment.
In addition, a brand new community kitchen was installed.
During the summer 2019, the main staircase of the building was also renovated.

For more information (including about the infrastructure, prices, admissions, and so on), please download the document: Getting to know the Moussonstr. Student-house


Vacancies for the spring/summer semester in 2020

The Student-house is looking for new applications!
Placements in twin rooms are becoming available with the 1st of February 2020.

Application documents:

Please read the document: Announcement of vacancies for the FS20

An application package consists of:

   1) The Application Form filled out on your name

   2) Motivational letter and

   3) Résumé (max 2 pages), including a photo of you!

Please send these documents by post to the above address, or electronically in PDF format (preferably as a single document) to the above addresses.

Deadline: 8 December 2019 (extendable, as per the needs of the House)
N.B. The number of available vacancies will be known only at a later stage!

You may send your motivation letter and résumé in English, or in German.
The electronic documents submitted in this way should bear your family name,
for example: Obama_FullApplication.


Zimmerbeispiel / Examples of rooms

Note: the photos in the gallery are from the time period prior to the refurbishment of the rooms. With regard to the qualities of the refurbished rooms, temporarily please refer to these examples of panorama photos. They were made available on the Internet by the architect in charge of the House, Mr Gerhard Färber.


Andere Fotos / Other photos