Equality and Diversity

Equal opportunities are an integral part of EPFL’s development and excellence policy. The Equal Opportunity Office is attached to the Vice Presidency for Responsible Transformation (VPT).

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EPFL’s equal opportunity policy is based on federal legislation, ETH Domain specific legislation, as well as on EPFL’s Development Plan and the agreement on objectives between EPFL and the ETH Board.

On this basis, together with its steering committee and in cooperation with faculties and services, the Equal Opportunity Office draws up action plans to foster equal opportunities.


Task Force Harassment, Respect @ EPFL, Inclusive Language, Safe Space & LGBTIQ+, Inclusive Name Change, Women in Science, etc.

Family and work-life

Child Care solutions, Financial Help, Parents Network and Legal Advice During Pregnancy

Equality and careers

Courses, coaching, mentoring, events, for women. Dual Career Support, Implicit Bias Awareness Seminars,…


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Equal Opportunity & Diversity News

Equal Opportunity & Diversity Events

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Experiencing project-based learning


With: Roland Tormey & Valentina Rossi
Place and room: CM 0 9
Category: Conferences – Seminars

CAMPUS LECTURE | Ghita Mezzour (Alumni Award 2023)


Place and room: CE 1 3
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Construire les villes inclusives de demain. Expériences et pistes d'action


Place and room: À Lausanne (Campus UNIL et Casino de Montbenon)
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Douceur de la ville par le Théâtre de l’extrême


With: Lia Schädler, Luana Volet
Place and room: Déambulation sur le campus, départ de l'Esplanade
Category: Cultural events

Implicit bias in your teaching (online)


With: Iris Capdevila and Isabelle Sarrade
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/2111011143
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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