At your arrival at EPFL

Participate in one of the information sessions for exchange students. Your student card will be given to you during these sessions.

Participate in the welcome day (only before the autumn semester in September).

Register at the immigration office of your “commune” of residence (“contrôle des habitants”) to apply for your residence permit.

Register for the courses no later than 2 weeks after the beginning of the semester.

If you are entitled to a scholarship, we will send you an email with the relevant information at the beginning of the semester.