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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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From its foundation in 1853, EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, has evolved into a top-ranked research and teaching institution that attracts some of the best intellects in the world. Nearly 15,000 people -- students, professors, scientists and administrative staff, from around 120 nationalities -- share this campus in its idyllic spot overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps. EPFL offers study programs at four levels: 13 different 180 ECTS-credit Bachelor's Programs, 22 different 90-120 ECTS-credit Master's Programs, 18 orientations within the Doctoral School, and a School of Continuing Education.

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2014
14
2015
14
2016
  • 91.10
    Overall Score
  • 82.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.9
    Faculty Student
  • 99.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 100
    International Students
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2014
17
2015
13
2016
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2017
  • 88.70
    Overall Score
  • 88.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 87.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 86.3
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,691
International
1,292

Number of students

9,928
Postgraduate 48%
Undergraduate 52%

Number of international students

5,438
Postgraduate 57%
Undergraduate 43%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.