Incoming Postdoctoral Fellows

Located in Switzerland, EPFL is one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan science and technology institutions.

With almost 350 faculty members, EPFL is proud to host top researchers from all over the world.

Working for the EPFL means being part of a prestigious school that consistently ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide.

Whether you’re already in Switzerland or arriving from abroad, here are a few tips to help you settle down!

Promoting equality between women and men in scientific careers as well as within the administrative and technical staff is an integral part of the policy of continued excellence implemented by EPFL.

Get in and go far with your research career. EURAXESS is an initiative from the European Commission, aiming at facilitating mobility within the EU for international researchers worldwide, by finding practical solutions through a complete range of information and free support services.

Fund your stay at EPFL

EPFLeaders4impact is a new postdoctoral fellowship programme funding talented researchers who have the ambition to provide innovative solutions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Most popular funding instruments for postdoctoral fellows in Switzerland.

(Note: for those outside of EPFL, please refer to your future EPFL supervisor to request access to the document.)

Obtain support, training and advice in developing your research proposal.


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