Steps in the procedure

  • Come to the information session which takes place in autumn the year before the exchange
  • Go through the host university’s study plans as soon as possible and read the reports written by students who have returned from an exchange
  • Eventually contact the EPFL academic adviser
  • Submit your application to the Student Exchange Office
  • The Exchange Office and the exchange coordinators will then select the students
  • Pass the language test at the EPFL Language Center
  • The Student Exchange Office will communicate the applicatoin procedure of the host university to the selected students. Each institution has its own application deadline. For this reason, the deadline communicated by the EFPL Student Exchange Office, to submit the application must be respected
  • Inquire about practical issues such as accommodation, visa, travel arrangement, health and accident insurance and military leave as soon as possible
  • Eventually contact the outgoing or incoming students to inquire about academical or pratical matters about the partner institutions
  • Obtain all the credits of the 2nd year before the departure