Missions

Education

EPFL brings together all levels of education and offers innovative training to its 10,000 students.Our advanced training courses for engineers, architects and scientists are adapted to the challenges of our time.

Research

With over 350 laboratories and research groups on campus, EPFL is one of World’s most innovative and productive scientific institutions. Discover the main actors, projects and services within EPFL’s research community.

Innovation

EPFL transforms scientific excellence into value for companies and society in general. Its innovation park, which houses 170 companies, creates a unique ecosystem that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

Portrait de Dominique Pioletti

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Awarded for his real-world teaching strategy

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Dominique Pioletti, an associate professor at EPFL’s School of Engineering, has won the Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching 2019. Students enrolled in his Master’s-level biomechanics class get to work directly on problems encountered by doctors.

Schools

Photo-souvenir des étudiant·e·s en Ingénierie de l'environnement

© Gregory Eaves / EPFL

50 Fifty Campaign: The Student Support Programme

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As part of our university’s 50th Anniversary, EPFL has decided to launch the 50 Fifty Campaign, and place its most important community, the student community, at its core. This campaign provides philanthropists with a unique opportunity to directly empower the next generation of brilliant minds.

Events

Webdesigner d'un jour – Atelier Coding Club à Porrentruy

2019-10-2609:15:0011:45:00

Place and room: Porrentruy
Category: Sciences Activities for Youth

GameDesigner – Atelier Coding Club à Bienne

2019-10-2609:15:0011:45:00

Place and room: Bienne
Category: Sciences Activities for Youth

Privacy in the Digital Age: EPFL and RTS to host radio series for the public

2019-11-0217:00:0018:00:00

With: Jessica Pidoux – Assistante doctorante à l’Institut des Humanités Digitales de l’EPFL Daniel Gatica-Perez – Professeur à l’Institut des Humanités Digitales de l’EPFL et à l’Institut de recherche et d’enseignement en intelligence artificielle (LIDIAP) Sébastien Fanti – Avocat spécialiste de la protection des données Niels Weber – Psychologue spécialiste de l’hyperconnectivité
Place and room: ART A0 100
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Engagement in the Digital Age: EPFL and RTS to host radio series for the public

2019-11-0917:00:0018:00:00

With: Magaly Mathys – Co-responsable de Powercoders, Lausanne Edouard Bugnion – Vice Président pour les systèmes d’information à l’EPFL François Marthaler – Ancien Conseiller d’Etat Vaudois, entrepreneur, fondateur et directeur de Why! Dominique Boullier – Sociologue, professeur des Universités, chercheur
Place and room: ART A0 100
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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Follow EPFL researchers’ expeditions around the world through the EPFL Out There blog.