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.

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