Language Centre

Discover the range of courses we offer to improve your communication skills in a multillingual, multicultural context
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Important information!

The 2021-2022 Autumn semester program is scheduled to be on-campus. However, courses after 17:00 will be given online.

For more information, please see the latest EPFL directives.

We also reserve the right to adapt the course modality in line with any future pandemic developments and directives.

• English • French • German • Italian
Develop and strengthen your communicative competence at the EPFL Language Centre

…and access other languages

  • Free-access EMA timetable and how to use it for flexibility and learning based on personal needs
  • Dates and deadlines
  • Registering online
  • Access to courses and details of fees (if applicable)
  • FAQs


  • The Language Centre’s approach
  • Course structure and types of courses
  • Its resources 
  • How to highlight your achievements
  • What language level is required for studying at EPFL?
  • Tests organized by the Language Centre
  • Recommendations for progress
  • CEFR levels
  • Meet the Language Centre team
  • Discover some of its projects


Reception opening hours:
From 30 September to 24 December 2021:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: from 10:00 to 12:30

Language Centre EPFL
CE 2 544 | Centre Est | Station 1
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. : +41 21 693 22 89
[email protected]

The Language Centre EPFL is managed by UNIL