Prospective Students

You like maths, physics, engineering, and informatics and you see yourself as an engineer first and a biologist second? Check out our challenging and dual curriculums.
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The Faculty of Life Sciences offers Bachelor and Master programs, as well as training programs for apprentices, courses for external auditors, and Continuing Education programs

This year, the Welcome Day in Life Sciences Engineering will take place on Friday September 6th 2024 in the EPFL halls.

Program available by mid-August 2024. An email will be sent to all new students.

Bachelor in Life Science Engineering (including testimonials and career prospects)

Target student profile for Life Sciences Engineering

The Master program in Life Sciences Engineering requires a solid background in mathematics, physics, signal processing, electronics and electrical systems, computer sciences and strong quantitative and analytical skills.

Master in Life Science Engineering (including testimonials and career prospects)

Admission requirements to EPFL whether as a Bachelor, Master, a CMS student or as an external auditor.

Exchange incoming students

Exchange incoming students at EPFL for one or two semesters to attend courses
Exchange incoming students at EPFL for a project or an internship

Continuous education

EPFL with UNIL offer many courses for continuous education.


EPFL trains apprentices, both in the fields of excellence of the scientific professions of the laboratory, and in technical professions which also concern Biology-related fields.

You like life sciences and have an engineering temperament?

From 20 to 22 November 2024, the EPFL and its teaching section (Bachelor – Master) of Life Sciences Engineering, attached to the School of Life Sciences, are organizing live presentations during the Information days. Laboratory visits are organized for students in their last two years of gymnasium (high school) or professional schools.

Registration for the 2024 Information Days will open on 01.09.2024.

For all inquiries, please send an e-mail to [email protected]