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

Memory in the digital age – EPFL and RTS to host radio series for the public


With: Isabella di Lenardo – Docteure en Histoire de l’art et de l’architecture, chargée de cours à l’EPFL Florence Graezer Bideau – Docteure en histoire et civilisation, maître d’enseignement et de recherche à l’EPFL Ralph Rimet – Directeur fondateur de, plateforme de soutien à la transmission des données Delphine Preissmann – Docteure en psychologie cognitive et comportementale et en neurosciences, chargée de cours à l’UNIL
Place and room: ART A0 100
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Améliorer l'expressivité et sa voix pour ses cours


With: Rita Gay
Place and room: CO 120
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Creativity in the digital age – EPFL and RTS to host radio series for the public


With: Marc Atallah – Maître d’enseignement et de recherche en lettres à l’UNIL, directeur de la Maison d’Ailleurs Florian Colombo – Doctorant au laboratoire de calcul neuromimétique de l’EPFL, co-créateur d’une intelligence artificielle de composition musicale Kirell Benzi – Data artiste Giulia Bini – Assistante curatoriale et production à l’ArtLab
Place and room: ART A0 100
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Séance d'information annuelle 2019 – Gestion des absences


With: Les membres de l’équipe de la gestion des absences
Place and room: BC 01
Category: Internal trainings

students doing exercises - A. Hertzog

Teaching Toolkit for EXERCISES


With: Roland Tormey
Place and room: CO 120
Category: Internal trainings

Complete agenda of events