Double Degree EPFL-ENS Lyon | Computer Science and Communication Systems

EPFL and ENS Lyon join forces in order to offer their students a double degree program in computer sciences and communication systems.

This dual curriculum over a three-year period leads to a double master’s degree:

  • Master “Sciences, Technologies, Santé, mention Informatique, parcours Informatique fondamentale”, ENS Lyon/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Communication Systems, EPFL – Accredited by the “Commission française des Titres de l’Ingénieur”

This program allows ENS Lyon students to follow an engineer education and EPFL students to take advantage of a research education.

EPFL students

The candidate holds a bachelor certificate from EPFL with an overall average of at least 5/6. By the time of application to the double degree program, the candidate has arleady been admitted into the master’s program in communication systems.

ENS Lyon students

The candidate has obtained the “Licence en Informatique, parcours Informatique fondamentale” from ENS Lyon/UCBL. By the time of application, the candidate has been admitted into the master “Informatique, parcours Informatique fondamentale” from ENS Lyon and UCBL.

Language requirements

A level of at least B2 in English (C1 recommended). The courses of the double degree program are taught in English.

Dual curriculum over a three-year period leading to a double master’s degree:

  • Master “Sciences, Technologies, Santé, mention Informatique, parcours Informatique fondamentale”, ENS Lyon/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in communication systems, EPFL – Accredited by the “Commission française des Titres de l’Ingénieur”

For the graduation at ENS Lyon/UCBL in the context of the double degree program with EPFL, 120 ECTS are recognized, including 30 ECTS among the 90 ECTS earned at EPFL.

For the graduation at EPFL in the context of the double degree program with ENS Lyon/UCBL, 120 ECTS are recognized, including 30 ECTS among the 90 ECTS earned at ENS Lyon/UCBL. According to the rules at EPFL, an industrial internship is mandatory.

EPFL students

  • 1st and 2nd semester of master’s degree at EPFL: courses (60 ECTS)
  • 3rd semester of master’s degree at ENS de Lyon: fundamental courses (30 ECTS)
  • 4th semester at EPFL: industrial internship (non-credit)
  • 5th semester at ENS Lyon: advanced courses (30 ECTS)
  • 6th semester: master’s project in a lab supervised by a professor or a senior scientist of EPFL as well as a teaching tutor of ENS Lyon (30 ECTS)

ENS Lyon students

  • 1st and 2nd semester of master’s degree at ENS Lyon : courses (60 ECTS)
  • 3rd and 4th semester of master’s degree at EPFL : courses (60 ECTS)
  • 5th semester of master’s degree at EPFL: industrial internship (non-credit)
  • 6th semester: master’s project in a lab supervised by a professor or a senior scientist of EPFL as well as a teaching tutor of ENS Lyon (30 ECTS)

    Course selection: please contact Ms Sylviane Dal Mas, Deputy of Section of Communication Systems (see below)

EPFL

Ms Sylviane Dal Mas, Deputy of Section

Computer Science and Communication Systems

+41 21 69 35637

[email protected]

ENS Lyon

Dr. Nicolas Trotignon, Directeur du Département d’Informatique, ENS de Lyon

+33 4 72 72 87 58

[email protected]

Dr. Natacha PORTIER, Correspondante internationale du Département d’Informatique

[email protected]‐lyon.fr