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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Equality News


Action Week Against Racism 2023


Category: Conferences – Seminars

Micro-Ethics for Project Teams


With: Siara Isaac
Place and room: CM 1 221
Category: Internal trainings

Flyer Cargo

The Potential of Cargo Bikes: Diffusion, Uses, Effects, and Willingness for Delivery


With: Dimitri Marincek, Researcher UNIL
Place and room: Internef 122
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Utiliser et adapter l’espace de la salle de classe pour un enseignement efficace


With: Isabelle Sarrade, Reinaldo Saavedra
Place and room: CM 0 10
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Inclusive Classrooms: Sustainable classrooms


With: Joelyn de Lima
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Call 2024: Collaborative Research on Science and Society (CROSS)


With: EPFL College of Humanities / Université de Lausanne
Category: Deadline


Research Visibility: Impact beyond citation


With: EPFL Library
Place and room: Online
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/64359716566
Category: Internal trainings

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