Haus in der Moussonstrasse

Joseph Slezák & Sybille Stemmler (House-leaders / Hausleitung)
Moussonstrasse 17
8044 Zürich
Tel.: +41 44 262 06 26
E-mail: moussonstr17 [at] studentenhaeuser [dot] ch

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The Student-house is looking for applications!

From 1 September 2021 a number of new vacancies are becoming available in the Student-house. For the details, please browse down to the „Vacancies“ section!

N.B. new vacancies will become available both in twin* and single rooms!

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


Das Haus in der Moussonstrasse ist nur 5 Minuten zu Fuss von der Universität Zürich und der ETH entfernt. Mit dem Abschluss der Renovationsarbeiten bietet das Haus insgesamt 19 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

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 and the UZH and about 30 minutes by public transport from the main buildings of the PH Zürich, the ZHAW and the ZHdK.
It is situated in a historic building and provides home to an international, coeducational community of 19 students (representing 12 nationalities , as of spring 2021), 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.

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What is new in the Student-house?

During the summer in 2018, the student rooms went through a partial refurbishment and
a brand new community kitchen came into operation. In a next step, during the summer 2019, the main staircase of the building was renovated as well.

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


Vacancies in the Student-house from the 1st of September 2021

From 1 September about 9-10 new vacancies will become available in the Student-house!

For the details, please read the document:
Announcement of Vacancies for the Autumn/Winter Semester in 2021

Application documents:

An application package consists of:

   1) the Application Form filled out on your name,

   2) your motivational letter, and

   3) your réumé, including a photo of you!

You may draft your application documents in English, or in German!

Please send your application package to the Student-house either by post, or per e-mail.
In the latter case, please bind your documents together into a single electronic document in the PDF format and name it after your family name, e.g.: Williams_ FullApplication.pdf

Deadline: 18 April 2021 (extendable, as per the needs of the Student-house)