|Academic year 2022-2023|
|Delivered in 2021-2022|
Doctoral studies at EPFL
Doctoral studies structure
An EPFL PhD is typically obtained after four years of study devoted to an original and independent scientific research project.
EPFL’s Doctoral School is organized into 22 doctoral programs.
Admission criteria and application
Information about an admission to a PhD program at EPFL.
Why choose EPFL?
Each year, a distinction is granted to a selection of very high quality theses, in order to highlight the doctoral candidates’ research work and their scientific merit.
EPFLglobaLeaders is a new doctoral fellowship program funding early stage researchers to become leaders in the transition towards sustainable societies.
The EPFLinnovators program aims to attract excellent PhD candidates with an interest in entrepreneurship to EPFL.
Meet EPFL representatives
EPFL regularly takes part in educational fairs and information sessions throughout the world.
In case of questions, please contact the administrative assistant of your doctoral program of interest.
Already enroled? You may also contact the Doctoral Students’ Office: