Program calendar

Laidlaw schedule

Students who begin the Laidlaw Program in the 2nd year of their Bachelor’s studies are required to complete the entire program, including activities taking place after the completion of their Bachelor’s degree.

Please note that it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that the Laidlaw Program does not overlap with their academic curriculum, including compulsory inter-semester internships or courses that they may undertake.

For your information, here is the Laidlaw Program calendar for the 2024 cohort. Details and confirmed dates will be communicated to the selected students in due time.

18 AprilWelcome event at EPFL
7 MayMeet and networking evening with cohort 2023
25 MayLeadership training day 1
Summer HolidayResearch internship
July (tbc)Social & professional interactions workshop
August (tbc)Designing impactful posters workshop
19 SeptemberResearch symposium
5-6 OctoberWeekend retreat – Leadership training days 2&3
25-26-27 OctoberAnnual scholars conference in Europe
15-16 March (tbc)Residential weekend – Leadership training days 4&5
May (tbc)Effective communication workshop
Summer HolidayLeadership-in-Action internship
20 September (tbc)Leadership training day 6 & Closing celebration event


For further information on the Laidlaw Program, please contact us:

[email protected]

Centre Midi – CM2 348
Station 10
CH – 1015 Lausanne

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