EPFL Life Sciences Summer Research Program

We offer international bachelor 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.

Summer Research Program 2018 Student

Summer Research Program 2018 Student – © EPFL | S.Goodman

EPFL Summer Research Program

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

Program Committee

The committee guides the program goals and selects the participants.

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