Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Region: Western Europe
Country/Region: Switzerland
Found Year: 1853
Address: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne Vaud, Switzerland
Introduction

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.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
91
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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76
2017
81
2018
78
2019
83
2020
91
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Energy Science & Engineering
5
Civil Engineering
20
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
21
Chemical Engineering
28
Chemistry
29
Water Resources
35
Metallurgical Engineering
35
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
37
Key Statistics
10492
Total Enrollment
59.0%
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Undergraduate Enrollment
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International Students
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Graduate Enrollment
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International Students