Master semester project




Project duration 14 weeks   Project duration 14 weeks
Delivery of the report to the lab 10.06.2022   Delivery of the report to the lab 06.01.2023
Grades to be given to the Registrar’s office 18.07.2022   Grades to be given to the Registrar’s office 13.02.2023

Additional information
Duration of project: 14 weeks with 18 hours of work per week (12 hours for the optional project).
Preparation: 30 hours before start of semester.
Report writing and presentation: 30 hours after the end of the semester.
Information on the format and the content of the report is provided by the project supervisor.
Total workload: 312 hours of work for 12 credits (228 hours for the optional project worth 8 credits).
As per EPFL rules, ECTS credited semester projects are not remunerated.
Instructions for registration of the semester project (12 credits) or the optional project (8 credits)
  • Visit the websites of the different laboratories listed below to find proposed projects.
  • Reserve your project with the professor in charge, from the date indicated by the secretariat.
  • Discuss your project with the professor and the assistant in charge of the project.
  • For Cyber Security, please complete the semester project application form, and submit it by e-mail to Elise van Eijs. Once it has been signed by the Deputy Head, you can register to the project on IS-Academia, as per below procedure:
  • If you would like to do a project in a laboratory that is not listed, please complete:
  • Semester project for IN, SC and DS: Form
  • Semester project for CYBER: Form
  • Optional project for IN, SC, DS and CYBER: Form
  • Please find an IC co-supervisor
  • Submit the form duly completed by e-mail to Antonella Veltro (IN) / Carole Dauphin (SC/DS) / or Elise van Eijs (Cyber).
  • Upon authorization from the Deputy Head, you can proceed as follows:
  • Register your project in IS-Academia from the opening of the registrations as per Registrar’s office (please mention two supervisors in the “teacher” field if needed).
  • Deadline: 31 January for a project in spring, 31 August for a project in autumn.
  • Important: the registration in IS-Academia is the only official registration that will be considered for the semester project or for the optional project.