École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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world rank  142

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University Overview

Founded in 1853, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Lausanne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vaud. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 166 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Location

Address Ecublens
Lausanne (population range: 50,000-249,999)
1015 Vaud
Switzerland
T +41 (21) 693 1111
F +41 (21) 693 1489

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office EPFL AA-DAF SAC, Bat. 1233, Station 16
Lausanne 1015
+41 21 693 4345

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019