The laba office and student studios are located in Ackermannshof, a newly renovated building complex dating from the 14th to the 21st century in the St. Johann neighbourhood of Basel, 10min from the main station (www.ackermannshof.ch).
EPFL ENAC IA laba
St. Johanns-Vorstadt 19-21
How will I get to Basel?
Students are asked to organize themselves to travel to Basel either by train, car sharing or other means of transportation. Upon request each laba student will receive a financial support of approximately 1000 CHF for the academic year 2012/13 to support lodging and transportation.
How long is the trip to Basel?
The train ride from Lausanne to Basel takes 2:12h.
What days will I work in Basel?
Epfl studio days for the 4th year are on Tuesday and Wednesday. Laba students are expected to attend studio in Basel on these days.
Will I have a studio space at the epfl in Lausanne, too?
Yes, laba students will have additional studio space at the epfl in Lausanne.
Where can I stay overnight in Basel?
laba has made group reservations at the Youth Hostel in Basel in the St. Albanstal designed by Buchner Bründler Architects. The night costs 42 CHF and includes breakfast and a mobility ticket for public transportation in Basel.