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.


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.


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.


La doctorante Laura Hermans travaillant avec un microscope. En arrière-plan, et le professeur Pavan Ramdya

© Alain Herzog / EPFL 2019

EPFLinnovators turns PhD students into genuine entrepreneurs

Read more

The EPFLinnovators program – designed to give PhD students experience in the business world – has issued a new call for projects. We spoke with two program participants: Laura Hermans, who is investigating the neuronal activity of mosquitos; and Harry Vourtsis, who is developing drones that can travel long distances.


One school, several sites


Question de science

Does drinking beer before (rather than after) wine really prevent you from getting a hangover?

EPFL Out There students research

EPFL Out There

Discover the blog

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