Universities Information:

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne

Name of Institution

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL)

Type of Agreement

Student Exchange Agreement from the MOU.


Founded in 1853, EPFL offers 13 complete study programs in Engineering, IMG_5873_DxO.sizedBasic Sciences, Computer and Communication Sciences, Life Sciences, Architecture and Environment. Bachelor’s in 3 years, Master’s in 1.5 to 2 years, and doctoral studies in 3-4 years.

There is a large international community on campus, here you will meet scholars from over 120 nationalities.


EPFL is located on the shores of Lake Geneva and brings together over 10,000 people on a single campus, including more than 8,000 students and 260 faculty members.

Academic Offerings

Civil Eng., Environmental Eng., Electrical Eng., Mechanical Eng., Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry-Chemical Eng. , and Computer Science.

Important dates for the 2016-17 academic year.

Master’s students may refer to:

*Please note that only on-line application submissions are accepted. To apply go to: http://sae.epfl.ch/exchange-incoming

Application Deadlines: Fall Semester: April  15 | Spring Semester: November 1

Visas: If you require a student visa, you must apply for a Swiss visa at least 3 months before the start of your study at EPFL.


Student Life

Information can be found at: http://studying.epfl.ch/en

International Students

International days, language course, buddy program organized by students including: ESN, ski camp, and more.


EPFL Accommodation Office: http://logement.epfl.ch/housing
FMEL : in charge of student residences

Expected Monthly Expenditures

CHF 1950.-

Scholarships/Financial Aid Available

None available

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