Study management

Get detailed information about the services and assistance we offer students, along with the rules and guidelines you’ll have to follow while at EPFL. You’ll also learn about our new student orientation program.

COVID-related measures regarding registration, courses and teaching.

Student services desk

Contact point for all your academic queries

Rules and procedures

Official information regarding rules and regulations for students and PhDs

Absences and special arrangements

Personalised study options in special situations

Prepare yourself for EPFL

Important dates, events and information for your arrival at EPFL

Keys to success

Taking care of yourself is essential to academic success

Support and counselling

Individual support available in case of difficulties

Immigration formalities

Official procedures for entering and residing in Switzerland


Compulsory health insurance and recommended coverage in Switzerland

Financing your studies

Cost of living and funding options


Tools/IT services/platforms provided by EPFL for study management

Diplomas and official documents

General information regarding official documents issued by EPFL

Academic calendar


Student Services Desk

BP 1229 (BP Building)
Station 16
CH – 1015 Lausanne