New Bachelor students
3 key dates for your academic start 2022
Students with a foreign diploma: matriculation on 8th, 9th, 12th or 13th September 2022 between 9:00 and 13:00 (your presence is mandatory on one of these days). Registration for a time slot mandatory.
Further details regarding this event will be communicated by email later on.
Students with a Swiss diploma: matriculation by post
Friday 16th September 2022
The mandatory Welcome Day allows you to explore the campus and learn more about EPFL.
Classes start on Tuesday 20th September 2022
(Monday 19th September is a bank holiday)
Further details regarding this event will be communicated later on.
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.
Prepare for your arrival
Use these resources during the summer to best prepare your start of classes
From 1st July 2022: Warm-up for EPFL (Mooc). Refresh some useful notions for the first weeks at EPFL
From 22nd August until 9th September 2022
(registration from 13th June to 15th July 2022)
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
Thursday 15 September 2022
Tools to improve your learning methods
You will find in our booklet “Welcome to EPFL” (pdf) information and contacts of the main services for students.
Discover the Do’s and Don’ts that will help you adjust to your new environment!
Find out everything you need to know to start your studies by following Laure and Raphaël!
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.
Friday 16th September 2022 – evening
The Party all new students are looking forward to!
Come and meet your fellow students and the coaches of your section.
Registration: information will be communicated later
Student Services Desk
+41 21 693 43 45
EPFL AVP SAO SAE
BP 1229 (bâtiment BP)
CH – 1015 Lausanne