Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL) — public non-profit university. It is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. EPFL is an active member of Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS), European University Association (EUA), Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER).
According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is number 16 in the world — which makes it one of the most desirable destinations for students.
EPFL offers master programs in different fields of study.
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EPFL tuition fees
The academic calendar at EPFL is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Locals and foreigners study at EPFL for the same price — from 1,296 USD per year. With the help of scholarships and financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.
Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.
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- BachelorCitizens and foreigners
- MasterCitizens and foreigners
Master's degree in EPFL
When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at EPFL for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL.
The campus of EPFL is suburban. Students live in a close-knit community and enjoy the benefits of the natural environment around them. However, they also have access to urban entertainment such as shopping malls, restaurants and cinemas. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Not only locals study at EPFL, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.
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What to do after graduation
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