24 months
1500 EUR/year
1500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Building up on a thorough and multidisciplinary curriculum, the teaching provided within the Mechanical Engineering Master's program from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne emphasizes the acquisition of broad knowledge and skills while offering specialization opportunities. It thus provides preparation both to careers in the private sector and to scientific research activities.


Based on fundamental scientific knowledge and engineering know-how, the program develops competences in fluid and solid mechanics, biomechanics, automation, production systems and energy-related topics. It also fosters skills in advanced computation modeling and problem solving techniques.

Career options:

Mechanical engineers can significantly contribute to sensible uses of natural resources, especially energy transformation, safer production of essential goods and transportation issues. The progress of healthcare and other developments for our society also provides diverse career opportunities. The Master in Mechanical Engineering from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne is an excellent gateway to careers in the private sector or to scientific research activities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced additive manufacturing technologies
  • Advanced control systems
  • Advanced energetics
  • Advanced heat transfer
  • Advanced solid mechanics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Applied mechanical design
  • Biomechanics of the cardiovascular system 
  • Engines and fuel cells

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your resumé (curriculum vitae).
    • Copy of your University degree(s), if already available.
    • Complete transcripts from each university you have attended.
    • A statement of purpose. See below for a detailed explanation.
    • Your identity card or passport.
    • Extra documents, such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications, or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR per semester during 24 months.

CHF 730 per semester

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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