An international university

Ranked among the top 20 best universities in the world, EPFL places the emphasis on innovation and international collaboration at all levels of teaching and research. It offers its students thirteen courses of study and advanced programmes within the expanding campus.

Coming to EPFL as an exchange student, at any level of study, provides a unique opportunity to develop projects and build a network in a top-class scientific institution, while discovering Switzerland and Europe. EPFL also offers its students and researchers numerous possibilities for exchange and collaboration with partner institutions in Switzerland and abroad, which add cultural and global dimensions to teaching and research objectives.


Coming to EPFL

Every year, EPFL welcomes students whether as part of a university exchange semester, for their Master’s thesis or other laboratory projects, or in the context of a double diploma or joint degree.

Studying abroad

EPFL encourages mobility among its students, whether through a traditional exchange, the completion of a Master’s thesis in a partner institution, or the participation in a double diploma or joint degree.

International partners

Global is part of EPFL’s DNA in many aspects. EPFL engages in the international education community to build key partnerships, strengthen international networks and share best practices.