New CMS students
3 key dates for your academic start 2019
Students with a foreign diploma: matriculation on 5th - 6th - 9th or 10th September 2019 between 9h and 13h (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. The deadline to validate the FRAC form for the autumn semester is September 27th 2019.
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.
Course registration is done directly by the secretariat of the CMS.
Prepare for your arrival
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
All information regarding the "Cours de Mathématiques Spéciales" (CMS) preparatory year can be found on the website of the CMS.
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.
Registration required, see on the website.