ETH Master of Science in Landscape Architecture

WELCOME! We offer a new two-year master’s program in Landscape Architecture at the Department of Architecture of ETH Zurich with a focus on the design and planning of open spaces and landscapes. Originally initiated by Prof. Christophe Girot and Prof. Günther Vogt at the Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies (LUS), today the study program is run by Prof. Teresa Galí-Izard. The program begins on Sept. 16, 2024.

Entry Autumn Semester 2024 |The first application window from 1 Nov. – 15 Dec. 2023 is compulsory for all students with a Bachelor’s degree from outside Switzerland (extra-EU, EU/EFTA) and for students who wish to apply for the Excellence & Opportunity Scholarship Programme (ESOP). This first application window is also open to all applicants. The second application period from 1 — 30  April 2024 only for students with a Swiss Bachelor’s degree.

Mission Statement

The ETH Zurich Master of Science in Landscape Architecture (MScLA) redefines the goals and boundaries of landscape architecture as a design discipline through the development of new tools and methods that will vary according to project location, scale and time. The challenges of the 21st century call for a new kind of interdisciplinary design intelligence. Design is a medium for change, and in the case of landscape architecture, it offers highly experimental and prospective approaches that combine scientific knowledge with cultural awareness, and the living environment with technology. The Department of Architecture at the ETH in Zurich provides a unique framework to reflect on the built environment as it is adapts to a rapidly changing planet. This programme strives to address civil society through design, to encourage better and more stable landscape conditions for an engaged and just society.



  • Oct192023

    MScLA 2024 – Online Event “Master your Master”


    TUE 31 OCTOBER 2023
    12:15 – 12:45 Admissions Office
    13:30 – 14:00 MScLA

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  • Oct042023

    Lus Talks 2023

    Matter out of Place
    Autumn semester 2023

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  • Sep162023


    Following the Water on the Slopes of Banyalbufar

    22nd – 27th of October 2023

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  • Jul272023


    18 September 2023 | 15:00-17:00
    HIL Hönggerberg
    Auditorium E3

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  • Jun122023

    The Garden of the XXI Century. Exhibition at ZAZ Bellerive Zürich

    09 Jun – 24 Sep 2023 | ZAZ Bellerive, Höschgasse 3 Zürich

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  • May192023

    Absence – Studio Voser Final Reviews

    Absence: Final Reviews

    31.05.2023 | 09:45-18:00
    ETH HIL C15

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  • Mar032023

    Discussion series 2 + 2 + 1

    Organized by Studio Voser

    15th of March 18:00-20:00
    19th of April 18:00-20:00
    3rd of May 18:00-20:00

    L200 – Langstrasse 200, 8005 Zürich

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  • Dec192022

    Foundation Studio I HS 2022 – Final Reviews

    20 December 2022, 09:30-12:30 
    HIL G65, ETH Hönggerberg, Zürich

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  • Dec062022

    Master’s Thesis Final Reviews

    12 December 2022, 12:30-18:30 
    HIL Foyer H. 40.9, ETH Hönggerberg, Zürich

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