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On these pages you may discover several summaries about the collections of chemistry and pharmacognosy of the Departement of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, their components and exhibits and some sentences about their origin story.

Also a short overview is given about the history of chemistry and pharmacy at the former “Polytechnikum” and today`s ETH Zürich including the different sites during the time period from 1855 to now.

Aditionally you may find some information on the seven Nobel Prize laureates who did research as professors at the Department of Chemistry.

Those who are interested in old herbal books, our collections and our medicinal plants garden we offer several tours and lectures and also some booklets for free.

We are looking forward to seeing you.

Contact: Dr. Barbara Brauckmann
(PR and Collections of Department Chemistry and Applied Biosciences ETH Zurich)

Please note that the section Collections is only available in German:

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