From its foundation in 1853 as part of the University of Lausanne, the ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE, EPFL, has evolved into a top-ranked research and teaching institution that attracts some of the best intellects in the world. Nearly 12,000 people -- students, professors, scientists and administrative staff -- share this campus in its idyllic spot overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps, with excellent sport facilities.
EPFL offers study programs at four levels: 13 different 180 ECTS-credit Bachelor Programs, 22 different 90-120 ECTS-credit Master Programs, 18 orientations within the Doctoral School, and a School of Continuing Education.
In 2012-2013, EPFL welcomes more than 9000 students (at all levels). More than 120 nationalities are present on campus .
The Master programs are open to students who have already earned a Bachelor degree (or the equivalent.) As a Master student, you will develop in-depth knowledge in an area of specialty and gain very valuable practical experience in advanced laboratories. The EPFL Master Degree is an excellent preparation for a successful professional or academic career and is accredited nationally and internationally. We look forward to welcoming you to the EPFL community!
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