EPFL is one of the two prestigious Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology with three core mission: education, research and transfer of technology.
With its innovative spirit, coupled with its excellent infrastuctures, EPFL has attracted leading scientists from around the world, and has experienced a spectacular growth of its scientific output and publications. Learn more about our education philosophy that your students can experience when they come for an exchange: we strive to give students solid technical skills combined with a sound basis in computational thinking.
But that’s not all – we also encourage them to develop their imagination, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit through cross-disciplinary projects and learning by doing with a heavy emphasis on lab sessions and hands-on workshops with direct research applications.
We are pleased to celebrate our 50th aniversary as a national school by hosting the first EuroTech Partner Days on our campus and welcoming partners from around the world. This is a perfect way to toast to our strong cosmopolitan spirit and international vocation.
Learn about EPFL and its latest exciting initiatives!
EPFL main campus: an idyllic and inspiring place located in Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva and at the foot of the Alps.
A breathtaking landscape, state-of-the art infrastructures, architectural buildings, a large and varied food supply, a sport center by the lake, a plethora of student associations, a vibrant entertainement program and more. Discover our campus with our enthusiastic dedicated students.
EPFL is one school made of 5 campuses!
Discover inspiring EPFL projects!
Dream about the past with the Venice Time Machine – the pioneer programme that initiated the Time Machine Project recently selected among the 6 finalists for the next European Commission FET Flagship projects.
Dream about the future of transportation with our student-led Hyperloop project – competing again in 2019 after reaching the podium in 2018!