College of Humanities

A place of convergence of human and social sciences at the heart of EPFL


The CDH’s vision: a POLY-perspective

The CDH’s POLY-perspectives

Our POLY-perspective vision is based on four interrelated pillars. Each and every of the CDH’s activities (teaching, research or public engagement) explicitly addresses at least two of these pillars: interdisciplinarity, global awareness, citizenship, creativity

Education at CDH

Students in front of the Rolex Learning Centre at EPFL

Social and Human Sciences (SHS)

More than 150 courses offered to all EPFL students

Two students looking at images from the past and the present

Master in Digital Humanities

A wide range of specialized fields to do projects in: musicology, social media, litterature, arts, user experience, history, and more..!

Minor in Sciences, Technologies and Area Studies (STAS)

Project-based learning with fieldwork abroad

Research at CDH

Digital Humanities Institute (DHI)

World class interdisciplinary research in digital humanities with a local and global perspective

Institute for Area and Global Studies (IAGS)

Research exploring the socio-political, cultural, economic, and technological dimensions of global phenomenons

Collaborative Research on Science and Society (CROSS)

UNIL-EPFL research projects exploring contemporary socio-technical challenges

CDH Events

The Applied Machine Learning Days


With:   See our workshop sessions, the 29 featured tracks and the list of speakers.
Place and room: STCC
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Flipping a Class from 0 to 180


With: Cécile Hardebolle & Siara Isaac
Place and room: CO 120
Category: Internal trainings

Course Design


With: Ingrid Le Duc
Place and room: CO 120
Category: Internal trainings

Complete agenda of events