Welcome to the aki!


At our events we invite speakers to engage with a wide variety of topics, or we meet for hikes, game nights, creative and artful gatherings, concerts, barbecues, or simply to discuss whatever is currently on our minds.

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Quiet Study Spaces

Here you’ll find rooms for individual studying or group work, a cafeteria, and a beautiful, peaceful park a.k.a. our aki garden. You can also book a room to host your own event. Just come by for a chat or get in touch with the secretary’s office if you have any questions.

Prayer & Contemplation

We regularly meet for masses at our in-house chapel or for other moments of prayer, contemplation or worship (e.g. in the style of Taizé). In addition, there is a mass (the so-called Hochschulgottesdienst) at the Liebfrauenkirche every Sunday evening 8 pm. You are most welcome to join. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Magis Small Groups

Journey on the winding roads of student life together with others, sharing with each other the joys and sorrows of this exciting period of life, all the while discerning what your own personal “magis” (lat. for “more”) might be that you feel called to – for today and in life. Want to learn more? Get in touch with us. We love meeting new people.

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The student counselors at aki will gladly lend an open ear if you seek someone to talk to. Whether you are facing problems in your studies or relationships, difficult decisions, feelings of loneliness, or any other concerns. We will accompany and support you as you process your thoughts, contemplate your feelings, and figure out the next steps to take. These conversations are free of charge and strictly confidential; as counselors we are bound by professional secrecy.

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The aki – An Oasis in the Midst of Busy Student Life.

Meet new people, study together, be heard, reflect on current issues and big questions, deepen your spirituality, get involved and share your passion with others. Our building and park are located right below the ETH-Mensa, next to the Polybahn!

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