École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 157

University Overview

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne), founded in 1969, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the suburbs of Lausanne, Vaud (population range of 50,000-249,999). Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, and Ras al-Khaimah are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland). In a variety of fields of study, the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 51-year-old Swiss higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on previous academic performance and grades. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. EPFL also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Ranking

University Identity

Name École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Acronym EPFL
Founded 1969 Origins date back to 1853

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

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
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 (21) 693 4345

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
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


Memberships and Affiliations

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

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