Admission Criteria

Entry Requirements

The indications on this page do not constitute a legal basis. Legal texts are the only reference. The criteria are valid for the ongoing year.

The specific admission criteria for applicants holding an upper secondary school certificate (maturity, baccalaureate, Abitur, Advanced Levels, etc.) and for those having begun or completed a study program in a higher-education institution or in a classe préparatoire aux grandes écoles françaises are detailed under the following headings:

    Swiss high-school maturité certificate
    Swiss professional or specialized maturité
    Upper secondary school certificates from a country that is a member of EU or EFTA
    Upper secondary school certificates from a country that is not a member of EU nor EFTA
    European Baccalaureate from EURSC.eu
    International Advanced Levels
    International Baccalaureate from IBO.org
    Classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles françaises
    Bachelor’s degree from a Swiss HES

Applicants who do not hold an upper secondary school certificate or who have not begun or completed a study program in a higher-education institution or in a classe préparatoire aux grandes écoles françaises can only be accepted through the Entrance exam.

More details on Bachelor Admissions at EPFL

In case of questions, please contact the student’s helpdesk :
student.services@epfl.ch
+41 (0)21 693 43 45

More details on Bachelor Admissions at EPFL