Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, 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 small city of Lausanne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vaud. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Ras al-Khaimah. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swiss 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 51 years old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. EPFL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Location

Address Ecublens
Lausanne
1015 Vaud
Switzerland
Tel +41 (21) 693 1111
Fax +41 (21) 693 1489
Other locations Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Ras al-Khaimah

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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
(21) 693 4345

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)


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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: Friday, 2 October 2020