Exchange during 3rd Bachelor year

In order to apply for an exchange in one of our partner universities, the students of all sections must have the minimum requirements below:
  • outside Europe : average grade of minimum 5.0 at the Propé
  • Europe : average grade of minimum 4.5 at the Propé
  • the student must have completed the two first years at EPFL
After the selection, the requirements to be able to go on exchange for a full academic year are the following (applicable as of the academic year 2018-19):
  • Students who finished the first year in the Spring semester have to obtain all the credits of the 2nd year (60 ECTS) in 2 semesters maximum
  • Students who finished the first year in the Autumn semester have to obtain all the credits of the 2nd year (60 ECTS) in 3 semesters maximum
  • go on an exchange during a full academic year (an exchange of one semester is not possible) and obtain a minimum of 45 ECTS during the exchange
  • to have a good knowledge of the language of the host country or the language of teaching. A language certificate is often required by certain universities. The language level varies between the institutions.
Submitting an application does not guarantee an exchange at the preferred institution.