Eawag is among the world’s leading aquatic research institutes. Its strengths and successes are based on a long-established portfolio of activities – research, education and consulting & knowledge transfer.

The combination of natural and social scientists and engineers permits a wide range of water research, across the continuum from relatively unperturbed aquatic ecosystems to fully engineered wastewater management systems.

Staff at Eawag benefit from a unique scientific environment, allowing researchers, specialists and students to pursue questions that yield new scientific insights and meet fundamental societal needs. Particular attention is paid to innovative transdisciplinary projects.

To ensure that new findings and approaches can be translated into practice as rapidly as possible, Eawag also maintains close contacts with experts from industry, government and professional associations.

Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG)
Überlandstrasse 133
P.O. Box 611
8600 Dübendorf

Phone: 0041 58 765 55 11
Fax: 0041 58 765 50 28


Janet Hering
Prof. Dr.
Phone: 0041 58 765 50 01     
Fax: 0041 58 765 58 98