New exchange students
3 key dates for your academic start 2019
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
On arrival, you are required to attend one of the information sessions in order to pick up your student card, called CAMIPRO card, and receive useful information for the start of your studies. You will also receive a “Welcome to EPFL” brochure, which contains useful information for your exchange.
At the start of each semester, you should validate your personal and academic details in the Academic Registration Form, using the “FRAC” tab.
Once you have validated your personal details, 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.
For any academic query, please contact the exchange academic adviser of your section.
Prepare for your arrival
10th September 2019
Orientation day to get to know the campus and Switzerland.
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
ESN EPFL is a student association whose purpose is to help international and exchange students in Lausanne make the best of their stay in Switzerland.
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“.