COVID-19 testing center on the Lausanne campus

You can now get tested for COVID-19 directly on EPFL’s Lausanne campus.

EPFL COVID-19 testing center, Ecublens © Alain Herzog / EPFL 2020

EPFL COVID-19 testing center, Ecublens © Alain Herzog / EPFL 2020

Who can get tested?

The EPFL testing center is open, by appointment only, to the entire university community as well as residents of surrounding areas. Only people 12 years of age or older can be tested.

Making an appointment

Before scheduling an appointment, both the Canton of Vaud and the testing center ask that you first perform a CoronaCheck evaluation.

Preparing for your appointment

Please come to the testing center:

  • at the scheduled time
  • wearing an appropriate mask
  • with your health insurance card.

Cost

As of 25 June 2020, the Swiss federal government covers the cost of COVID-19 tests conducted at testing centers for people who meet the criteria set out on the FOPH website.

Emergency services

In the event of an emergency, please go immediately to an emergency room or urgent care center, such as Unisanté, EHC Hôpital de Morges and Vidymed. Be sure to check the opening hours before going.

Contact

COVID-19 testing center on the Lausanne campus

Monday to Friday: from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

By appointment only


Rue Jean-Daniel Colladon


More information

For more information on the measures being taken in Switzerland, we suggest you regularly consult the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) website.

Alternatively, you can call the FOPH coronavirus infoline at +41 58 463 00 00 (every day from 6am to 11pm).

The canton of Vaud also has a telephone hotline for the population and for travellers. More information on the canton’s website (in french).