EPFL School of Life Sciences Summer Research Program

Cutting-edge research ranging from engineering to quantitative biology at the shores of Lake Geneva.

The on-line application is now live!
Please read the entire site information including the FAQs, and if you feel that your background and interests fit this program, please apply!
Summer Research Program

We offer international bachelor/1st year master’s students eight weeks of lab-immersion during the summer. Join one of our research groups and experience what it means to be part of the thriving science community in Switzerland. Open to students in biology, biophysics, chemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, quantitative biology and related fields.

Program Description

The program in detail and the participating labs.

How to Apply

The selection criteria and application form.


Former participants share their experience.

Program Committee

The committee guides the program goals and selects the participants.

Our Supporters

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FAQs and COVID information

Detailed information about eligibility, selection, labs, documents and much more.