About the School of Engineering

1 Mission
The mission of the School of Engineering is to educate well-rounded engineering students in preparation for careers in research or industry; to advance and lead in research discoveries in engineering; to support and contribute to technology transfer; to innovate in engineering education; and to contribute engineering solutions to societal challenges.

2700 Bachelor and Master students


800 Doctoral Students


140 Faculty Members


#12 QS world university ranking, Engineering & Technology 2018
#14 THE World University Ranking, Engineering & Technology 2018


5 Institutes
Bioengineering (IBI, jointly with the School of Life Sciences)
Electrical Engineering (IEL)
Mechanical Engineering (IGM)
Materials Science and Engineering (IMX)
Microengineering (IMT)

9 Doctoral Programs
Advanced Manufacturing (EDAM)
Biotechnology and Bioengineering (EDBB)
Electrical Engineering (EDEE)
Energy (EDEY)
Materials Science and Engineering (EDMX)
Mechanics (EDME)
Microsystems and Microelectronics (EDMI)
Photonics (EDPO)
Robotics, Control, and Intelligent Systems (EDRS)

4 Campuses
Lausanne, Genève, Neuchâtel, Sion