New Bachelor students
3 key dates for your academic start 2019
Students with a foreign diploma: matriculation on 5th - 6th - 9th or 10th September 2019 (your presence is mandatory on one of these days)
Students with a Swiss diploma: matriculation by post
Friday 13th September 2019
The mandatory Welcome Day allows you to explore the campus and learn more about EPFL.
Your first academic obligations on the IS-Academia portal
At the start of each semester, you are required to validate your personal and academic details in the Academic Registration Form, using the “FRAC” tab.
Once you have validated your personal details, and after we have received your payment for semester fees, your enrolment certificate (PDF) will be available in the “personal details” tab.
From August, you will be able to register for courses in the “course registration” tab, provided that you have already validated the FRAC form. Registration deadline for the Autumn semester: 27th September 2019.
You are also required to take an English level assessment test at the start of the semester. Please select a date for the test in the “language centre” tab. Registration from 2nd September to 2nd October 2019.
Prepare for your arrival
Put your maths skills and study methods to the test.
From 19th August until 6th September 2019
(registration from 1st June to 8th July 2019)
3 weeks of intensive French classes before the start of the academic year
Open only to holders of a Swiss-German or Swiss-Italian high school certificate
12th September 2019
This seminar will give you the tools to improve your learning methods.
After your admission has been confirmed, you will receive your GASPAR account (EPFL username and password) during the summer. It enables you to access secured EPFL services, such as your personal mailbox, the Moodle platform, etc. Find out more at “Resources for students“.
You will receive your student card, called CAMIPRO card, either by post (Swiss diploma) or on matriculation days (foreign diploma). This card must be updated every semester in a CAMIPRO terminal. It allows you to enjoy various services and advantages.
From 6th until 12th September 2019
Have lots of fun during integration week!
This is a great way to make contacts during sports activities, visits, etc.