About Us

We foster education, research and innovation at the interface of engineering and biology to advance the understanding of the living world and solve biomedical problems.

© EPFL SV 2021 / T. Barras, T. Veuillet.

Our Mission

We are passionate to educate, advance research and innovate.

Our Leadership

We count on the commitment and expertise of our leadership team.

School Council

Where the right of participation is expressed.

Sustainability Initiative

The School of Life Sciences, with the support of EPFL Sustainability, is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and making its research and operations more climate-friendly.

Diversity Office

he main objective of the Diversity Office at SV is to ensure an environment where everyone can thrive, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or other personal characteristics.

Students Associations


An association to represent and assist all EPFL students in life sciences.

SV Industry

SV Industry EPFL is a student association connecting the School of Life Sciences and companies operating in this field by hosting conferences.

SV Travel

SV Travel is a committee who organizes the study trip of the 3rd year SV bachelor students.


An association to represent, integrate and promote PhD students.


A gateway for prospective Postdoc candidates and a platform for current postdocs.