Doctoral Programs

EPFL’s excellence in manifold research fields, as evidenced by its top academic rankings, means that it is an outstanding place for doctoral students to interact with internationally renowned researchers and to work in over 350 laboratories equipped with cutting-edge facilities.

Prospective doctoral students

The Doctoral School supervises 21 doctoral programs covering together all EPFL fields of research. Each of our 21 doctoral programs is responsible for recruiting doctoral students, organizing their supervision and monitoring their progress. The doctoral programs also organize an offer of advanced level courses and create a community based in their scientific domain.