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, 29 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

Master’s programs

EPFL offers 29 Master’s programs. The programs are distributed among the five faculties and two colleges that make up the School.

Master info days

EPFL organizes two days dedicated to promoting EPFL Master’s degrees with a combination of presentations and booths.

Study programs stucture

The Master’s builds on achievements made during the Bachelor’s, while allowing for greater personalization of the curriculum through orientations, specializations and minors.

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 have the possibility to apply for one of the excellence scholarships offered by EPFL.

Hands-on learning

EPFL supports cross-disciplinary projects with hands-on learning and practical applications to enable students to meet tomorrow’s challenges.