At EPFL, students dive into a dynamic world driven by curiosity. Emphasis is given to collaboration and hands-on learning, all this in a harmonious and productive environment.
Des étudiant·e·s issus de l'EJMA, jouant sur l'Esplanade © Alain Herzog / EPFL 2018

EJMA students performing on the Esplanade © Alain Herzog / EPFL 2018

EPFL – a community

EPFL lives at the rhythm of its events and its student associations. Buildings with outstanding architecture host our library, shops, restaurants and exhibitions. As a student or staff member, you can also count on many services and resources providing practical and administrative support.

Services et resources

For administrative and practical information about your stay at our School, please visit the Services and resources portal.

Student associations

Get together to share your passions, and share them with the whole student community

Life on campuses

EPFL library


Located at the Rolex Learning Center, the library offers state-of-the-art services to School members and visitors.

Restaurants, shops and hotels

EPFL is a true microcosm, with infrastructures that meet the needs of its employees, students and visitors.

Art and culture

From museums to exhibitions, discover our cultural activities on campus.

Next events

Sustainability 101 – What are the SDGs ?


With: Ambassador Christian Frutiger is Assistant Director General and Head of Global Cooperation at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). He is responsible for five thematic global programmes at the SDC, which aim to solve global challenges relating to climate change, water, migration, public health and food security through policy dialogue at international level and by shaping a more inclusive form of globalisation that favours development.  
Place and room: SG 1138
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Digital Competitiveness Summit 2021


With: Rüdiger Urbanke, Jean-François Manzoni, Nuria Gorrite, Arturo Bris, Marc Walder, Öykü Işik, Cédric Moret, Adèle Thorens
Place and room: STCC – Auditorium B
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Conference “Governing digital infrastructures: exploring a key issue at the crossroads of digital humanities and open science”


With: Pierre Mounier est ingénieur de recherche à l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris) et fortement impliqué dans le développement de plateformes de recherche en libre accès en tant que directeur adjoint d’OpenEdition, coordinateur d’OPERAS, et co-directeur de DOAB  Il est l’auteur d’un certain nombre d’ouvrages sur les humanités numériques et l’édition ouverte. Son dernier ouvrage intitulé Les humanités numériques. Une histoire critique (2018) est disponible en accès libre. Pour plus d’informations, voir
Place and room: BC 410
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Body and mind


Amateur or professional sports enthusiasts, UNIL and EPFL join forces to offer you the best sports facilities to practice your activity

Un repas en extérieur organisé par l'aumonerie de l'EPFL


Activities that encourage encounters, dialogue and reflection in a mutually respectful environment

Access, mobility and safety