Online resources to keep mind and body active

All EPFL buildings have been closed since 17 March 2020 and will remain so until further notice. Students are prohibited from coming to campus, and all staff are required to work remotely. All stores, restaurants, bars, and leisure and entertainment facilities will be closed until 19 April 2020, with the exception of grocery stores, pharmacies and healthcare facilities.

Wondering how to fill your time?

Here, you’ll find some ideas on how to keep your mind and body active while working or taking classes from home. We’ll be adding new activities in the coming weeks. And there’s even something for children, with EPFL’s Science at home page.

Learn at home with the EPFL Extension School

Now is your chance to turn uncertainty into productivity. All EPFL Extension School courses are 100% online and entirely self-paced, taking you from little or limited knowledge to mastery of foundational digital, data or coding skills.

During this exceptional time of confinement and disruption, EPFL employees will enjoy a significant discount on Extension School courses.

See all available courses

Keep fit at home

Head to the Lausanne University Sports Facebook page and website for links, tutorials and advice on staying in shape during this period of confinement, with twice-weekly updates. You’ll find tips on keeping fit, relaxing your body and mind, eating well, and more.

7-minute workout

Access the library from home

The EPFL Library may be closed, but you can still access the collections electronically. Browse and read thousands of documents online, from the comfort of your couch.

For more details, go to the EPFL library page

Science at home

EPFL’s Science Outreach Department has put together a collection of activities to keep your budding scientists’ and engineers’ minds active.

Check out the activities (French only)