EXAF, a dynamic research centre

EXAF is an EPFL research centre whose DNA is digital and excellence in research, training and innovation across an entire continent: Africa.


Initiative Excellence in Africa

Excellence in Africa’s Project

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Excellence in Africa ​​is a new initiative jointly launched by EPFL and UM6P (Mohammed VI Polytechnic University – Morocco) which aims to have a significant impact on excellent scientific research throughout the African continent.

Our projects

EXAF Projects

Our projects

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Many projects are underway in the fields of research and education at the EPFL, but all come together under the banner of excellence and the digital transformation of the African continent.

Partners across the continent

Partners across the continent

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Institutional partnerships between the EPFL and numerous African universities are underway, but also with major donors such as the Swiss Confederation and foundations active in the fields of education and research in Africa.


For more information:

[email protected]

00 41 21 693 29 15


CM 2 200 (Bâtiment CM)

Station 10

CH – 1015 Lausanne