Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
or École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
higher education institution in Switzerland.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Description
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. Read more: http://prospectivestudent.epfl.ch
Description of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
EPFL is a world-class institute of technology, located on the north side of Lake Geneva, one of Europe’s most beautiful spots. From its foundation in 1853, EPFL has evolved into an internationally renowned institution that attracts some of the best intellects in the world. EPFL has three missions: education, research and technology transfer at the highest international level. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and ground breaking work in science, technology and architecture. Teaching and research at EPFL are organized into five open and transdisciplinary Schools and two Colleges: •School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering •School of Engineering •School of Computer and Communication Sciences •School of Basic Sciences •School of Life Sciences •College of Management of Technology •College of Humanities. With state-of-the-art facilities, bright, motivated students, and an outstanding faculty, EPFL’s reputation as a top-rate teaching and research institution continues to grow.