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.