Department of Informatics – Artificial Intelligence Lab

Designing the 21st Century

The goal of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is to foster intelligence in all its facets by promoting excellence in basic research, education, and society at large. With our activities we hope to contribute – in small ways – to making the world a better place in the 21st century.

Rolf Pfeifer's Farewell Lecture

Friday 23 May 2014, 18:00–19:30 at the main building of the University of Zurich


How the body shapes the way we think: Rolf Pfeifer at TEDxZurich

Robots on Tour

robots on tour
The AI Lab proudly presents:

"World Congress & Exhibition of Robots, Humanoids, Cyborgs and more"

Our International Anniverary Event took place on March 8/9, 2013 in Zurich.
Check out our website for further information:


The AI Lab is developing a brandnew humanoid robot called Roboy, demonstrating leading edge technology in bio-inspired humanoid robots. Find out more about Roboy on and become friends with Roboy on Facebook!
Roboy made his first public appearance at Robots on Tour 2013.


How the Body Shapes the Way We Think by Rolf Pfeifer and Josh C. Bongard is now available in English, Chinese, Japanese, and soon in Arabic.

how the body shapes the way we think - arabic
Arab Scientific Publishers, 2012 (ordering information will be available soon)



NCCR Robotics
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