About EPFL

Choosing EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, to study is a unique opportunity to experience one of the world’s most dynamic and renowned institutes of science and technology in the heart of Europe.”Founded by the Swiss Federal government and with both a Swiss and international vocation, EPFL focuses on three core missions: education, research and innovation. It offers a combination of excitement, excellence, inspiring education and outstanding facilities for research. 15’000 students, professors and staff from over 120 countries make EPFL a bustling and dynamic city. EPFL’s pioneering and interdisciplinary spirit, coupled with state-of-the art infrastructure, attracts leading scientists from around the world developing into one of the most innovative and scientifically productive institutions. EPFL’s on-campus Innovation Park is home to a vibrant community of start-ups and centers of excellence that builds and feeds on this leading research. With 13 Bachelor, 25 Master and 21 interdisciplinary PhD programs, EPFL offers a comprehensive range of science, engineering and architecture curricula. The school’s education strives to prepare tomorrow’s architects, scientists and engineers. It combines a solid education in fundamentals with lab sessions and hands-on workshops including direct research applications to foster creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

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