Doctoral Regulations

Doctoral regulations consist – in order of legal importance – out of the Federal Ordinance on the doctorate, the Directive concerning doctoral studies, the doctoral programs regulations, and finally the decisions taken during the doctoral Commission meetings.

Legal texts are available from the links below:

Important information

EPFL has taken special measures for PhD Students in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the EPFL Directive 2 on Teaching Arrangements in Accordance with the COVID-19 Measures (LEX 2.6.7)

The information may change and the Directive be revised to account for future decisions taken by the School as the situation evolves. The Directive takes precedence over all other EPFL legal texts, which continue to apply in addition to the provisions set out herein.

[29 November 2020 update]