École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne” (EPFL)
The “École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne” (EPFL) is one of the two Swiss Federal Polytechnical Schools. A multi-cultural institution at the cutting edge of science and technology, EPFL fosters innovation and excellence. EPFL has a unique organisation that stimulates interdisciplinary research and fosters partnerships with other institutions and companies, with both theoretical and applied research being carried out. With more than 350 laboratories and research groups on campus, EPFL is one of Europe’s most innovative and productive technology institutes and is also renowned for the quality of its teaching and training programmes. In 2014 the Shanghai Jiao Tong ranking placed EPFL third in Europe and 19th worldwide in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, and many other global comparisons place it among the top European universities.