Performance-related yearly prizes to the five students which achieve the highest scores on the First year examinations, as well as the five best students who graduate the D-MAVT Bachelor's program.
Nominations: The D-MAVT Professors' Conference nominates and decides on the prize winners.
The prerequisites for awarding a Master's Thesis with the ETH-Medal are:
- Master Thesis given a grade of 6.0
- Written explanation from the thesis supervisor on the extraordinary nature of the work
- Average final grade for the Master program is at least 5.25.
Nominations: D-MAVT informs the thesis supervisors about potential candidates. The supervisors decide upon the nomination.
After adopting nominations, the Head of Department submits an application to the rector for the conferment of the medal.
The Willi-Studer-Prize is given in recognition to the best Master graduate of the ETH Zurich for an academic year.