September 18, 2021
ETHZ Hönggerberg
Europe/Zurich timezone

This public symposium is dedicated to the physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845 - 1923) and his vibrant legacy today.
Röntgen studied mechanical engineering at the ETH Zürich and obtained his PhD in physics in 1869 from the University of Zürich.
n 2020 his 175th birthday and the 125th anniversary of his discovery of X-rays should have been celebrated, but the event had to be shifted to 2021 due to the pandemic.

Due to the pandemic situation, registration via the following link is asked, where you confirm to have a valid Covid certificate (either fully vaccined, recovered, or tested).

Please fill in the form provided with the following link:

A livestream allowing to follow the talks remotely will be active during the event:

Room G4 in building HPV on Hönggerberg campus map

Enter the HPV building from Robert-Gnehm-Weg.
See also on Google Map via the QR code.


ETHZ Hönggerberg
ETH Zürich Robert-Gnehm-Weg 15 8093 Zürich (Hönggerberg) Room HPV G4
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The ETH Hönggerberg campus can be reached with bus lines #69, #80 and #37.

  • bus #69 from either Milchbuck or Bucheggplatz in the direction ETH Hönggerberg (final stop)
  • bus #80 from Zürich Oerlikon station in the direction Triemli (until stop ETH Hönggerberg)
  • bus #37 from Zürich Affoltern station in the direction ETH Hönggerberg (final stop)

If you're travelling via Zürich HB, take tram #11 in the direction Auzelg to Bucheggplatz and there take bus #69 in the direction ETH Hönggerberg (final stop).

A ticket valid for Zone 110 (Stadt Zürich) will be needed.

You can find the schedule and alternative connections here: