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.

Rules and procedures

Official information regarding rules and regulations for students and PhDs

Prepare yourself for EPFL

Important dates, events and information for your arrival at EPFL

Immigration formalities

Official procedures for entering and residing in Switzerland

Financing your studies

Cost of living and funding options

Special arrangements

Personalised study options in special situations


Compulsory health insurance and recommended coverage in Switzerland

Support and health

Assistance network on campus and useful tips

Resources for students

CMS-bachelor-master: Useful links and addresses for your everyday life at EPFL

Resources for doctoral students

Useful links and addresses for your everyday life at EPFL

Internships for students

Internship offers and regulations

Prizes for students

Awards for outstanding academic performance and Master theses

Diplomas and official documents

General information regarding official documents issued by EPFL

Academic calendar


The EPFL student desk is the main contact point for all academic queries

From Monday to Friday : 9h00-18h00

[email protected]

+41 21 693 43 45
BP 1229 (bâtiment BP)
Station 16
CH – 1015 Lausanne