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

What place for critical thinking in the age of AI?


With: Mark Hunyadi, professeur de philosophie sociale, morale et politique à l’Université catholique de Louvain (BE) et Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk, Présidente du Conseil suisse de la science et de l’innovation, directrice du Laboratoire d’images et de représentation visuelle de la Faculté IC, EPFL
Place and room: Hall du Rolex Learning Center
Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15keVb39yqs
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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