Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

EPFL is one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology with three core missions: education, research and innovation. It offers a combination of excitement, excellence, inspiring education, and outstanding facilities for research. Its main campus brings together more than 15,000 people. EPFL's pioneering and interdisciplinary spirit, coupled with state-of-the-art infrastructures, attracts leading scientists from around the world developing into one of the most innovative and scientifically productive institutions. EPFL's on-campus Innovation Park is home to a vibrant community of start-ups and centers of excellence that builds and feeds on this leading research.

The Swiss are very open, no prejudices. And the nature, wow!
a WUR exchange student

General information

Academic calendar Semester 1: September – February, Semester 2: February – July
Language of instruction French, English
Areas of agreement Environmental Sciences
Erasmus code CH LAUSANN06
Courses At least 50% of your courses should be selected from the Environmental Engineering Institute. The other 50% may be selected from another department or institute.

Overview of partners and agreements

Further information