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

"Sciences, féminin pluriel": How Can Women Get Involved in Science and Technology?


Place and room: RLC E1 240
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Perspectives on AI Symposiums: AI and Democracy


With: Prof. Lonneke van der Plas, Prof. Andreas Vlachos, Julian Eisenschlos, Sara Ibrahim, Dr. Victor Kristof, Dr. Andreas Marfurt,  Dr. Alessandro Miani,  Dr. Ashley Thornton,  Dr. Georges Kotrotsios,  Prof. Solange Ghernaouti,  Dr. Daniel Schwarz, Estelle Pannatier
Category: Public Science Events

Master Info Days 28+29.02.2024


Place and room: Hall CO
Category: Miscellaneous

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