EPFL Ranking and Address

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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne Information

The aim of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) is to educate scientists and engineers of the future, and in doing so be a centre of excellence in science and technology in Switzerland.

Located in the French speaking city of Lausanne the EPFL has an annual budget of over 488 million Swiss francs. The EPFL is a public university and is currently guided by Patrick Aebischer.

Other colleges and universities in Switzerland include ETH Zurich, UZH, University of Basel, University of Fribourg, University of Geneva, University of Bern, and UNIL. The EPFL ranking is 22nd in Europe. Similarly ranked European Universities include Uppsala University, Georg-August-University GottingenUniversity of Helsinki, University of Copenhagen.

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne is split into seven major schools these are as follows:

School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC)
School of Basic Science (SB)
School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC)
School of Engineering Sciences and Techniques (STI)
School of Life Sciences (SV)
College of Management of Technology (CDM)
College of Sociology and humanities (CdH)

Being one of the most prestigious institutes for science and technology in Europe leads to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne having many distinguished professors amongst its faculty; these include Rachid Guerraoui, Henry Markram, Christian Enz, Michael Grätzel and Martin Hasler.

EPFL Address

The Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Lausanne is located at the following address:
1015 Lausanne

Ranking and Quick Facts

EPFL ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
102 to 150
University world Ranking – Newsweek 100 (USA)
European Rank (Jiaotong)
35 to 56
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne Basic Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
c 5000
c 1400
c 6400
Faculty / Staff
c 2,600


EPFL; European Colleges.

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