Daily life

Reservation of rooms, lobbies and cafeteria

The auditorium (180 places), the 3 classrooms (26, 34 et 56 places), the lobbies of 1st and 2nd floor of the MC building are available to staff and EPFL students for meetings, seminars, PhD defenses or other EPFL related events.

To make a reservation, please :

Make a pre-reservation request for the desired room at the reception desk by phone: (+41 21 695 42 11) or by email to: [email protected]

For other meeting rooms, please contact the secretary of your unit in priority.

Lone workers

People are called “lone workers” when they are on their own and cannot be seen or heard by others. The lone worker cannot be rescued immediately after an accident or when he finds himself in a dangerous situation.

Directives to follow for lone workers


Mobility cars are available next to the MC building, rue Jacquet-Droz 1, 2000 Neuchâtel. EPFL staff and students benefit from preferential conditions and can use their Camipro card to access these cars.

Sharing of parking spaces

Tenants of a parking space at the MC building can share it with other employees of the associated campus of Neuchatel when they are not using it.

More information here

Self-service bicycles

A Donkey Republic self-service bicycle station is located next to the MC building. EPFL students and employees can take out an annual membership at a preferential rate.

More information here

How to meet colleagues

Here are some activities you could participate in if you would like to meet colleagues outside your unit or learn more about their areas of research:


Microcity Beer Club

Logl MAD


Microcity Activity Department

PhD defenses

You may receive tons of email concerning PhD public defenses taking place in Lausanne. However, if you read these emails carefuly, you will notice that some of them take place at Microcity ! Do not hesitate to register to these defenses and to the following aperitif, even if you do not know (yet) the PhD candidate.