Because of the extraordinary situation caused by the new coronavirus, the rules regarding failures at exams are modified for the 2020 spring semester and the 2020–21 fall semester. Please check the page dedicated to the special measures for more information.
These pages are about the requirements for passing the various cycles that make up the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programs at EPFL. They are published for informative purposes. Only the legal texts, available on the Polylex website, are binding.
For the rules for withdrawing from subjects and tests and the academic consequences of a missed test, please consult the page Withdrawing from subjects and tests and missing tests. For special arrangements during tests (e.g., extra time) please consult the SAE website. For advice or support before the exams of after a failure, please make an appointment with a specialist through the Student Services Desk. For an interruption of your studies during one semester or more, please consult the page Interruption of studies.
Information regarding the calculation of averages is available on the page dedicated to grade sheets and transcripts.