Development and Construction

The Development and Construction Department (VPO-DC) is managing relationships with local authorities, cantonal authorities, the federal government and other local partners in projects to develop EPFL campuses.

It is also overseeing operations at EPFL’s associated campuses in Fribourg, Geneva, Neuchâtel, Valais and the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

The VPO-DC Department plans and manages construction and renovation work, and maintains premises and leases.

Finally, it is also responsible for the organization of catering provision.


Chantier RTS-EPFL
Chantier RTS

Head of Department

Franco Vigliotti

Services and units

Head of unit : Pierre Gerster

Head of unit a.i. : Pierre Gerster

Head of unit : Bruno Rossignol

Head : Vincent Hiroz

Activities of VPO-DC Department

Des personnes mangeant dans un des restaurants de l'EPFL


More than 30 catering outlets on the campus for you to choose from!

Associated campuses

EPFL is active in five cantons of Switzerland: Vaud, Geneva, Valais, Fribourg and Neuchâtel.



BS 229 (Bâtiment BS)

Station 4

CH-1015 Lausanne

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