Bachelor’s studies

EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is a public institution renowned throughout Europe and the world. EPFL is a prestigious institute of technology aiming at excellence in research and education. It is also known for its unique cosmopolitanism.

Destination: innovation

EPFL gives access to most fields of basic sciences, engineering and architecture. Its diplomas are very well recognized internationally and open many career opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad. At Bachelor’s level, 13 programs are offered.

Bachelor’s studies at EPFL

Study programs structure

Materialized by 180 ECTS, the Bachelor’s degree is spread over three years and is a mandatory path to the Master’s degree.

Bachelor’s programs

Available in 13 different disciplines, the Bachelor’s degree constitutes the first stage of polytechnic studies.

Admission requirements and registration

Information about admission to a Bachelor’s program at EPFL.

Study programs open to the world

The campus’ quality in terms of infrastructures, comfort and climate, the network of collaborations established nationally and internationally, and the economic stability of Switzerland are all elements explaining the fact that many renowned professors and researchers as well as motivated students choose to join EPFL. On a daily basis, EPFL aims at offering its students the environment that will enable them to fulfil their potential and take the first steps of a promising career in the fields of basic sciences, engineering or architecture.

Choosing a field of study

Information days 18-20.11.2020

EPFL welcomes you on its campus for this major event that will help you prepare for your future.

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Students’ stories

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