Whom can I contact to plan my trip? What are the EPFL rules and regulations? Who validates my travel request? Do I need a visa? Where can I buy my train ticket? Whom should I reach if an incident happen while I am abroad? Find, on this page, all the information needed to best organize and prepare your travel, from the booking to the reimbursement of your expenses.


Plan your trip

Trips abroad require careful planning. We suggest you read the following sections for useful advice and resources that can help you at every step of the way.


In this section, you will find all the information related to the booking of transportation and accommodation.


During your trip

If you run into a problem while you’re away – such as an illness, a severe storm or a last-minute change of plans – this page tells you who you can contact for help.

Emergency assistance while abroad

Unexpected things can happen when we travel. You could fall ill, for example, have your wallet stolen or run into severe weather. Our travel assistance provider, International SOS, offers a 24-hour hotline that you can call for emergency assistance.

Expense reimbursement

In this section, you will find all the information related to the reimbursement of your expenses.



The EPFL travel agency is at your disposal to organize your business trips. Specialized in business travel, its agents are present on the campus. Buy plane tickets, travel formalities, accommodation, and car rental: do not hesitate to consult them. They will be happy to answer your questions and help you plan your stay.

Monday to Friday: 9am to noon / 1pm to 4pm

Adresse e-mail: [email protected]

Tél. 0041 58 322 24 30

Fax. 0041 22 592 75 87

Adresse postale: CWT – CE 0 212 – Station 1 – 1015 Lausanne