Master in Data Science

Data Science is changing our world significantly and opening the door to a multitude of possibilities. The EPFL program in data science offers you a complete training, from the foundations to implementation, from algorithms to database architecture, from information theory to machine learning. Our school delivers this master in collaboration with the Mathematics Institute and the School of Engineering (Electrical Engineering).

  • Credits: 120 ECTS
  • Minimum 3 semesters of courses (with an average of 30 credits per semester), maximum 6 semesters of courses to complete the master’s cycle.
  • Mandatory internship in industry, for a duration of 8 weeks only during the summer, or 6 months during a semester.
  • A master’s project for a duration of 18 weeks (including 1 vacation week) if completed at EPFL, or 26 weeks (including 1 vacation week) if done in the industry or in another university (30 credits).