Since its arrival in Ecublens in 1978, the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne has distinguished itself not only by the quality of its teaching, laboratories and research groups, but also by its ambitious architecture.

Innovative, the School’s architectural achievements have been widely praised at national and international level. Discover some of its flagship buildings.

Capture d'écran du site EPFL Virtual Tour

Lie down on your sofa, and visit some of EPFL’s emblematic locations virtually!

Iconic buildings

Le bâtiment ArtLab, de nuit

EPFL Pavilions

The building was designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. It presents exhibitions and also houses a Montreux Jazz Café.

Vue aérienne du Rolex Learning Center © Alain Herzog, EPFL 2020

Rolex Learning Center

Designed by the Japanese architectural firm SANAA, the RLC functions as a laboratory for learning, a library and an international cultural hub for EPFL.

Le SwissTech Convention Center, vu de l'extérieur, de nuit

SwissTech Convention Center

One of the largest conference centers in the Lake Geneva region hosting events of international fame.