Reservation and Rents

  • All reservations made via Empa or Eawag are internal reservations. This means that these reservations must be made by a supervisor. Direct reservations from guests working at Empa or Eawag cannot be accepted.
  • ETH students are also welcome, if free capacity is available. To make a reservation, please enclose proof of study at ETH and the external price will apply.
  • Please fill out the guest house reservation form and send it to our guest house organization . Please note the internal or external reservation form.
  • You will then receive a reservation confirmation if a desired room or apartment is available.
    Based on the reservation confirmation, the sublease contract will be drawn up. This will be signed before arrival as a PDF and returned to us by mail.
  • About one week before the arrival we send the house rules, the location plan and short information about the guesthouse.
  • For check-ins as of the 15th of a month we will charge half of the monthly rental fee. Same applies for check-outs until the 14th of a months (only half of the monthly fee rental will be charged). 


Please find the reservation forms here:

English internal 

English external 

These prices include all incidental living costs and services.

In addition, the rent also covers the following services: 

  • complete furnishing and equipment
  • kitchen and household utensils and appliances, including bed linen, bath towels and kitchen towels
  • radio, TV and waste disposal fees
  • supply of consumables
  • cleaning of the common rooms.


If you are arriving by car, you have the possibility to rent an outdoor parking lot_ 

  • outdoor parking space under the viaduct (Viadukt) CHF 80 per month

The Guest House Management will assign the rooms to ensure an optimal occupation of the limited living space.