Applicant’s toolkit

Guide for applicants

How do I apply for the EPFLeaders4impact programme? Check the application guidelines.

The fellowship is addressing researchers in fields ranging from engineering and computer sciences to basic sciences, life sciences, architecture, and digital humanities. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Call 3 closed on 1 March 2023. Stay informed about any further calls by joining the mailinglist here.

Rules and regulations

Check the Rules and regulations of the EPFLeaders4impact programme.

Application platform

Access here the online application platform.

Proofreading services are offered to all applicants, depending on our capacity. Send your completed application documents to: [email protected] 

Submission checklist

Download here the submission checklist.

Academic supervisor

To identify a potential academic supervisor at EPFL, you can look at the list of EPFL faculty members and laboratories, and use the EPFL Graph Search tool. Labs and Chairs doing sustainability-related research are also listed here.

For support to find a matching EPFL supervisor you can send us your project abstract with no more than 1000 characters, 3 keywords, and your email address to [email protected].

Non-academic partner

A non-academic partner can be a company, an NGO, an international organization or a public institution located anywhere in the world.

If you are interested in companies within Switzerland focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) please discover Swiss Triple Impact.

Discover a global network of scientists and innovative companies on the HALO platform.

For questions please contact [email protected]

Funded by

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 101034260.


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