About EPFL

Choosing EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, to study is a unique opportunity to experience one of the world’s most dynamic and renowned institutes of science and technology in the heart of Europe.”Founded by the Swiss Federal government and with both a Swiss and international vocation, EPFL focuses on three core missions: education, research and innovation. It offers a combination of excitement, excellence, inspiring education and outstanding facilities for research. 15’000 students, professors and staff from over 120 countries make EPFL a bustling and dynamic city. EPFL’s pioneering and interdisciplinary spirit, coupled with state-of-the art infrastructure, attracts leading scientists from around the world developing into one of the most innovative and scientifically productive institutions. EPFL’s on-campus Innovation Park is home to a vibrant community of start-ups and centers of excellence that builds and feeds on this leading research. With 13 Bachelor, 25 Master and 21 interdisciplinary PhD programs, EPFL offers a comprehensive range of science, engineering and architecture curricula. The school’s education strives to prepare tomorrow’s architects, scientists and engineers. It combines a solid education in fundamentals with lab sessions and hands-on workshops including direct research applications to foster creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

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Students’ stories

Students’ stories

Meet some of our students, who are presenting not only their study programs but also their everyday lives and their experiences on campus.

The videos are classified by schools and departments. Please note that not all EPFL study programs are displayed here.