Join Our Events!

In effort to bring the scientific staffs of our institute closer, PSA is planning social events throughout the year. Get to know your colleagues through sport tournaments, parties, networking aperos and much more!


Visits to international pharma companies, career symposium, educational seminars


TGIF every last Friday of the month, organized by the different groups of the institute


Soccer Pharmacup, Beachvolley PharmaChemCup, Hiking, Skiweekend


Springbreak Party, Halloween Party, Burger Event and many more

Career Event: Workshop at Blue Matter

Are you a creative problem solver with an ETH background in life sciences and interested in strategy consulting? Join Blue Matter in their Zurich office on Thursday, 19th October from 4-7pm for a workshop and apéro. The event is organized by the VAC in collaboration with PSA.

Register until 12 October with your CV:

Career Event: Visit Boehringer-Ingelheim!

Discover the biggest BI research campus worldwide on September 19th in Biberach (Germany). The tour will include a networking lunch with scientists at BI, aw well as exciting insights into drug discovery sciences and VR-assisted 3D-drug design.

he number of participants is limited and the places will be filled up on a first-come, first-served basis.

Beer & Boardgames

Get together with the members of the Institute of Microbiology on Friday, September 15th for a chill game night in the common room of PSA E380.


Join this months TGIT organized by the Halin Group on Thursday, May 25th at 5:30 on the rooftop of the 2nd finger (VAC Lounge). Bring your own cup for sangria and beer and enjoy some snacks.

Let’s celebrate the beginning of summer together!

TGIT April

This months TGIT will be organized by the pharmacoepy group and held on Tuesday 25th of April at 17:30 in HCI E380.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Bowling event

Our sports team is organizing a Bowling-Event on Thursday 20. April. We will meet at 7 pm at the Bowling Center West (Ifangstrasse 8, 8952 Schlieren). Entry price is around CHF 8.- per person which you can pay at the entrance. Sign up through the link sent to you via email or contact our sports team directly.

Looking forward to having tons of fun!

TGIF March

Join us Friday 31. March for the TGIF organized by the Scheuermann group. The event starts at 17:30 and will be held in the common room of PSA E380.

Let’s unwind, socialize and hang out together over snacks and drinks-

Spring Party

PSA is hosting this years spring party on Friday, 24. March starting at 7 pm at Lochness.

Dress to impress in your best retro threads to have a chance to with the costume contest at 12 pm!

TGIF February

The first TGIF of 2023 will be held on 24. February at 17:30 right after the general assembly in our common room area E380. Join for snacks, drinks and networking with our Sponsor CARBOGEN AMCIS!

Christmas Party

Next Tuesday, 13 December is our PSA Christmas Party. The party starts at 5:30 pm and will take place on the E floor between the 3rd and 4th fingers.

We look forward to enjoying delicious mulled wine and fondue with you.

Please share the invitation with your group members.

Carreer Event: Visit @ Roche

Join us on an exciting visit to Roche (Basel) on February 23rd!

It will be a multidisciplinary event including R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Trainee programs, and much more!

The event will start at 1:30 pm and includes presentations from different working areas at Roche, a tour of the site, and an apero.

The number of participants is limited and the places will be filled up on a first-come, first-served basis.

TGIT Movember

Wear your best moustach and join our November TGIT event organized by the Schibli group on Thursday 24th of November at 17:30 in the E-floor between Finger 3 and 4.

Have drinks, snacks and network with PSA friends and our sponsor CARBOGEN AMCIS!

Halloween Party

We are all excited to see you at Lochness on the 28th of October, starting from 19.00 until 01.00.

This year we are celebrating Halloween with VAC and SAM to bring all the scary monsters of DCHAB together!

We are all looking forward to see your scary outfits and the best group costume will be selected at midnight!

TGIW October

Come to celebrate Thanksgiving with us!

This months TGIW on Wednesday 19. October is organized by the Quitterer Group. The event will take place in E-floor between fingers 3 and 4.

There will be bread, fruits, cold cuts, beer, wine, etc. sponsored by CARBOGEN AMCIS.

TGIT September

The Eyer Group cordially invites you to the next TGIT on Thursday, 29th of September. The event will take place in E-floor between fingers 3 and 4.

Bring your favourite Octoberfest outfit or Mass-beer glass!

As usual, you will have the opportunity to network with our sponsor CARBOGEN AMCIS and there will be fun “Octoberfest” games for all to enjoy!

Mini-Game Tournament

On Monday 12. September our sports team is hosting a sport tournament with mini-games in the afternoon 14:00 – 17:00 at the Sport Center Hönggerberg.

Register now via email link with your team of three and a creative group name!

After the hard work there will be an apero with some drinks and snacks.

TGIF August

On Friday 19. August the Hall group is hosting this month’s TGIF on the VAC Lounge (2nd finger balcony). Don’t miss out on their Halligator signature cocktail! Show off your skills at Beer pong and network with our generous sponsor CARBOGEN AMCIS.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


This month’s TGIF will take place on Friday 22. July outdoors between fingers 3 and 4 of HCI. The event is organized by the Leroux group and drinks, snacks and DONUTS from Royal Donuts will be provided, kindly sponsored by CARBOGEN AMCIS.

Come and join us for an Aperol Spritz, try from a large variety of delicious donuts and have a fabulous time!

PSA Goes Hiking

Our Sports team is inviting you to join this year’s hike in Flumsenberg on Saturday the 23rd of July.

After arriving in Flumsenberg, we will take a cable car, then hike for 2-3 hours (will be a relatively easy hike without much elevation so that it is accessible to everyone). In between, we will have a picnic, and if the weather allows it we can take a swim in one of the lakes.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


Hosted by the Burden Group on Thursday 23. June at 5:30 pm at the VAC lounge (Rooftop, second finger of HCI). The event, as well as drinks and snacks are kindly sponsored by CARBOGEN AMCIS.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

HCI Summerfest

Grill * Live Music & DJ * Bar

Join the summer party and BBQ in Lochness (HXE) on 24. June at 18:00!

This party is jointly hosted by VAC, MSA and PSA social team!


Company Visit to Lonza

On 14. June we will have the opportunity to visit the Bioconjugates Department of Lonza in Visp. The program will start with an introduction to the company, followed by a “Speeddating”. After a lunch and coffee break there will be a site tour and an apero.

Looking forward to seeing you at this year’s first career event!


The Schneider group is hosting this month’s event on Friday 3. June at 17:30 in the VAC lounge on the Rooftop of the 2nd HCI finger. Don’t miss the drinks, snacks and networking.

Our Sponsors from CARBOGEN AMCIS will be there and this time they will bring a little game with some prizes to win!

Springbreak Party

Don’t miss this year’s spring break party, the godliest party of the year! Join us at Lochness
(HXE) on 8. April at 19:00 – 2:00!

Wear your best group costume and come to Olympus!

The winners of glory until the end of time will be announced at 11pm.

TGIF April

On Thursday 28. April at 17:30 the Halin group is hosting this month’s TGIF at the Bistro Hönggerberg.

We are looking forward to a great event sponsored by CARBOGEN AMCIS.