Master’s studies

EPFL is a prestigious institute of technology, located in full view of the Alps, on the north side of Lake Geneva. From its foundation in 1853, EPFL has evolved into an internationally renowned institution that attracts some of the best intellects in the world. With state-of-the-art facilities, bright and motivated students, and outstanding faculty, EPFL’s reputation as a top-rate teaching and research institution continues to grow.

A vision for a flexible and open education

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne gives access to most fields of basic sciences, engineering and architecture. At Master’s level, 25 programs are offered. They are designed to be flexible and give students the opportunity to customize their curricula according to their aspirations.

Master’s studies at EPFL

Study programs stucture

The Master’s, which represents 90 or 120 ECTS, capitalizes on achievements made during undergraduate studies by increasing student specializations.

Master’s programs

EPFL offers 25 Master’s programs, including six specialized programs.

Admission requirements and registration

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

Shape the future

By all metrics used for international comparisons, Switzerland has consistently remained a global leader for its focus and investment in research and education. EPFL represents the quintessence of Switzerland’s innovation forces, reflected daily with the results and distinctions obtained by its researchers, the vitality of home-grown entrepreneurs and in the international networks established with other centers of excellence.

Why choose EPFL?

Academic rankings

EPFL ranks among the most renowned universities in the world for the quality of its education and research. The rankings shed some light on the universities under scrutiny.

Excellence fellowship

Master’s degree candidates whose academic results are outstanding may apply for one of the excellence scholarships offered by EPFL.