Study Outside EPFL

The EPFL offers students the opportunity to study in one of its partner universities during the third Bachelor year.
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  • Acquire an international profile essential for your CV
  • Master another language
  • Discover different cultures
  • Develop a professional and personal network
  • Develop your personal competencies

Available partner institutions

  • Having completed the propaedeutic year at EPFL
  • Having a minimum average of 4.5 (UE countries) and 5.0 (non-UE countries) of the examination of the propaedeutic year
  • Having completed all credits of branches from the second year of Bachelor according to the EPFL rules (for students who validated the propaedeutic year during the summer session, in two semesters, and for students who validated the propaedeutic year in the winter session, in three semesters).

A learning agreement (LA) containing the detailed list of courses for the exchange study year (including mandatory equivalence courses; also see FAQ) needs to be validated by the exchange study coordinator.

The EPFL study exchange team will provide you with general information about partners universities, conditions and application procedures.


For additional information, please contact Igor Allaman (academic exchanges advisor).

For SV students, please contact us via the LSE support platform.