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.