Master research project




Project duration 14 weeks   Project duration 14 weeks
Delivery of the report to the lab 09.06.2023   Delivery of the report to the lab 05.01.2024
Grades to be given to the Registrar’s office 17.07.2023   Grades to be given to the Registrar’s office 12.02.2024

Additional information
Duration of project: 14 weeks with 18 hours of work per week (12 hours for the optional research 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 research project worth 8 credits).
As per EPFL rules, ECTS credited research projects are not remunerated.
Instructions for registration of the research projects
  • Visit the websites of the various lab listed below to identify a project.
  • Meet with the professor or the supervisor in charge and define the objectives and work to be accomplished. Reserve your project from the date indicated by the secretariat.
  • Once everything is settled, register your project in IS-Academia following the procedure described below.
  • If you would like to do a project in a lab that is not listed, please e-mail Antonella Veltro (IN), Jasmine Locatelli (CYBER) or Carole Dauphin (SC/DS), the following information:
    • Name of the lab
    • Name of the professor responsible for the project
    • Abstract (and project link, if applicable)
  • After analysis of your request, you will receive a reply by e-mail. If your request is approved, you may proceed as described below.
  • Register your project in IS-Academia from the opening of the registrations by the Registrar’s office.
  • Important: The registration in IS-Academia is the only official registration that will be considered for the research projects.
  • Deadline: 31 January for a project in spring, 31 August for a project in autumn.