École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

WORLD RANK

2011-12
46

Lausanne, Switzerland

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    66.3
  • Teaching
    53.1
  • International outlook
    98.9
  • Industry income
    46.7
  • Research
    43.9
  • Citations
    95.3

Education, research and technology transfer are core to EPFL, which boasts more than 250 on-campus laboratories situated in 136 acres on the shores of Lake Geneva. Today, the "parc scientifique" is home to some 7,000 students and 3,000 professors, assistants and entrepreneurs grouped into seven schools and associated research institutes.