Making small smaller

Microengineering is the art and science of creating, designing, integrating and manufacturing miniature components, instruments and products.

The main characteristic of this domain is its multidisiplinary nature: a microengineering system integrates electronics and mechanics together with computational, chemical and optical elements.

Program’s Objectives

The EPFL Master of Science in Microengineering offers a unique education for students with an interest in technology, a scientifically oriented mind and an aptitude for synthesis to gain global visions of modern technology.

The Master of Science in Microengineering of EPFL opens a wide range of career opportunities for young engineers. It is an ideal training towards innovative applications in highly attractive sectors such as portable communications, biomedical devices or the watch industry.

Simplified study plan

Please note that the information regarding the programs’ structure as well as the simplified study plan may be subject to change and that these are no legally binding. Only the official regulations and study plans are binding.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Microengineering (or closely related field) from a reputable university and excellent academic records.

Teaching Languages: English and French (vast majority of courses in English).


Online application



In case of specific questions about this program, please contact the Microengineering Section:

[email protected]

41 (0)21 693 38 95