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

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!


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 2020), 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.

Gallerie / Photo gallery

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 for the spring/summer semester in 2021

Placements – likely only in twin rooms – are becoming available with the 1st of February 2020.

Application documents:

Please read the document: Announcement of Vacancies for the FS21

An application package consists of:

   1) The Application Form filled out on your name

   2) Motivational letter and

   3) Résumé, including a photo of you!

Please send these documents by post, or per e-mail bind together into a single electronic document in the PDF format.

Deadline: 21 November 2020 (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: Williams_FullApplication.