The EPFL School of Life Sciences offers students a multi-disciplinary education studying engineering, basic and computer sciences jointly with biology.
PhD L. Hermans and Prof. Ramdya | © EPFL Alain Herzog

We propose a Bachelor and Master program in Life Sciences Engineering, as well as four Doctoral programs in biotechnology and bioengineering, computational and quantitative biology, molecular life sciences and neurosciences. Our professors have diverse backgrounds – biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computer science, psychology and medicine – and bring together their specific perspective to tackle fundamental questions in biological sciences and solve biomedical problems to increase human knowledge and address key societal issues.

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Prospective Students

Get detailed information about our Bachelor, Master and PhD programs, the admission criteria and process and learn about campus life and available exchange programs.

Summer Research Program

The Summer Research Program offers talented Bachelor and Master students worldwide a unique research experience in the laboratories of the EPFL School of Life Sciences combining biology with engineering and computer sciences.

Organization and contacts

Find out about who to contact in the SV Section, the assistant positions, the teaching committee, and the student representatives.

50th Homecoming

On November 9th, the School of Life Sciences welcomes its Alumni for a warm reunion as part of EPFL’s 50th anniversary celebrations! Share a meal with us and discover the new features of the campus through visits, exhibitions and many activities! Detailed program